Eric Covington

Eric Covington

Staff Report

The Logan County Sheriff's Department made a pair of drug related arrests this week.

On Tuesday, Dec. 26, at 7:23 p.m., Deputy Kyler Harvey of the Logan County Sheriff's Department conducted a traffic stop on a white 1998 Chevrolet Camaro traveling south on Lewisburg Road near the 68/80 Bypass because of traffic violations.

The driver was identified as 18-year-old Eric "Donovan" Covington of Dunmor.

During the traffic stop, deputies found various drugs including marijuana and methamphetamine, as well as drug paraphernalia.

Covington was then arrested and lodged in the Logan County Detention Center. He is charged with careless driving, improper registration plate, no valid registration plates, failure of owner to maintain required insurance, no operators license, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs, possession of marijuana, possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Harvey was the

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arresting officer and was assisted on the scene by Sgt. Clint Wright and Deputy Jason Brent.


On Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017, at approximately midnight, Sgt. Robert Toombs of the Logan County Sheriff's Department attempted to serve an arrest warrant on 37-year-old David Carlisle at his residence in Auburn.

Once Toombs made contact with Carlisle, Carlisle attempted to shut his bedroom door on the Toombs, according to a police report. When Toombs got into the bedroom, he saw a baggie lying in plain view on a desk. It contained approximately four grams of methamphetamine and a glass meth pipe.

Carlisle was placed under arrest and lodged in the Logan County Detention Center on charges of possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), possession of drug paraphernalia and an active warrant for failure to appear in court on traffic related charges.

Eric Covington

David Carlisle