A traffic stop in Bowman, GA has a pair of Bellew Drive residents facing drug related charges.
On Tuesday, a stop was conducted on East Church Street in Bowman.
According to Elbert County Sheriff Melvin Andrews, the deputy who initiated the stop noticed the driver, 26-year-old Amanda Beth Jones, appeared to be showing the signs of being under the influence of drugs, and was then given a field sobriety test.
Another person, 20-year-old Daniel McCullough, was also in the vehicle during the traffic stop.
Sheriff Andrews said the deputy noticed an odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle and while talking to McCullough the odor of marijuana was prevalent again.
“When the officer got him outside of the vehicle talking with him, officer also smelled marijuana on him, and then asked him about searching him and if he had anything on him”, said Andrews. “At first he said he didn’t, but then he admitted to having marijuana, and later through the arrest process, they located the methamphetamine.”
Jones is charged with Driving Under the Influence of Drugs and Tag Light Requirement.
Meanwhile, McCullough is facing three drug related charges; Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Methamphetamine, and Possession of Drug Related Objects.
Both were taken to the Elbert County Detention Center following their arrests, where both were later released on bond.