Franklin motel disturbance leads to drug, weapons, assault charges

Three people will appear in Franklin Municipal Court Friday after being arrested for various felony weapons, drug and assault charges early Wednesday morning at a local motel.

Franklin police said officers were sent to the Knights Inn, 8500 Claude Thomas Road, Room 116, for a disturbance report.

Upon arrival, police learned that a male, later identified as Jordan Holt, 20, had allegedly unsuccessfully attempted to forcefully enter Room 116. The woman who was in that room, was able to keep the male from completely entering the room. Officers also learned that Holt possibly had a firearm.

Police found Holt in Room 226 of the motel as well as Madison Miller, 18. Officers also saw a 9mm shell casing, along with drug paraphernalia which resulted in Holt and Miller being taken into custody.

During their investigation at the motel, police determined a second man at a different location also had a firearm. Officers located Adam Foster, 34, on Franklin-Trenton Road and stopped his vehicle. A firearm was located during the search of Foster’s vehicle.

Police also learned the female passenger in the vehicle had allegedly been shot at several times by Holt in Room 226 at the motel. Acting Chief Brian Pacifico said the alleged shooting of the female passenger happened prior to police arriving for the disturbance call.

As Officer Lexis Wallace walked Miller into the Franklin police station, she observed a change in Miller’s pants. A second pat-down Miller revealed she had hidden a firearm in the crotch area of her pants.

Franklin police made the following charges against the three suspects:

  • Holt was charged with felonious assault and burglary, both second-degree felonies, two drug possession charges, both fifth-degree felonies, and a misdemeanor drug charge.
  • Miller was charged with illegal conveyance of a weapon, a third-degree felony; and carrying a concealed weapon, a fourth-degree felony.
  • Foster was charged with having a weapon under disability, a third-degree felony.

All three are being held in the Warren County Jail pending their initial appearance at 1 p.m. Friday in Franklin Municipal Court. Holt is being held on a $245,000 bond; Miller is being held on a $60,000 bond; and Foster has a $40,000 bond.

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