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They destroyed meth pipes in traffic stop and have a false name

A man and a woman are behind bars after authorities say they were trying to destroy meth pipes during a traffic stop.

According to the Edmonson County Sheriff’s Office, deputies made the traffic stop on a vehicle without an illuminated license plate.

Deputies said, Randall Decker, 47, of Leitchfield, was behind the wheel and Heather Bass, 33, of Morgantown, was in the passenger’s seat.

While searching the vehicle, deputies reported hearing the sound of glass breaking. Authorities said Decker and Bass destroyed meth pipes in a bag.

Deputies said they also discovered 9 different syringes, suspected marijuana and other drug paraphernalia inside of a purse belonging to bass.

Bass and Decker were both charged with numerous offenses, including first-degree possession of a controlled substance-methamphetamine and tampering with physical evidence.

They are lodged in the Hart County Jail.

UPDATE** According to the Edmonson County Sheriff’s Office, the woman claiming to be Heather Bass is not actually named, Heather Bass. Her real name is, Tonia Harbin, and is 41 years old. She’s now accused of giving authorities a false identification and is facing additional charges.

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