Sheriff Gary Parsons stated on November 30th at 2:27 in the morning that Deputy Scholl came upon a suspicious vehicle at the Black Diamond in the Rose Hill area of Lee County. Deputy Scholl made contact with the driver and passenger of a maroon Buick parked at the Black Diamond where the male falsely identified himself, but later was identified as Scott Mitchell Ouellette of Michigan and Amber Marie Shuey, also from Michigan.
Deputy Scholl ran the registration as well as the VIN and confirmed the vehicle was reported stolen from Michigan. Deputy Denver Scholl assisted by Deputy Christopher Dillman detained the two subjects and began an inventory of the vehicle, at which time Deputy School found an open backpack in the trunk with a glass jar visible in the bag containing a crystal like substance, which later was found to be the precursors to the manufacture of methamphetamine.
The deputies conducted a full search of the vehicle at that time and found additional narcotics as well as paraphernalia. Mr. Scott Ouellette age 27 of Michigan was arrested and charged with falsely identifying to a law enforcement Officer, Possession of Controlled Paraphernalia, Grand Larceny of a Vehicle, Conspire to Distribute Schedule 1 or 11, Possession of Schedule 1 or 11 and is being held without bail. Mrs. Amber Marie Shuey, age 36 of Michigan, was charged with Conspiracy to Distribute Schedule 1 or 11, Possession of Schedule 1 or 11, and Possession of Controlled Paraphernalia.