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Woman arrested after K-9 finds $3,000 worth of drugs during traffic stop – WHIO TV 7 and WHIO Radio

DARKE COUNTY — A Greenville woman was arrested Friday evening after officers found drugs worth $3,000 during a traffic stop.

Around 9:48 p.m., Darke County sheriff’s deputies stopped a 2001 Chevrolet driven by Bobby Sue Hicks, 32, on State Route 49 near Kilbourn Road for marked lanes and a speed violation, the county’s office said. sheriff in a press release.

“During the course of the traffic stop, criminal indicators were noted and a Greenville Police K-9 drug detector was requested to the scene,” the sheriff’s office said. “The K9 alerted to the presence of narcotics in the vehicle.”

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Approximately ½ pound of methamphetamine was recovered along with $647.00 in cash.

The Sheriff’s Office said the drugs seized had an approximate street value of approximately $3,000.00.

Hicks was arrested and is being held in the Darke County Jail on charges of drug trafficking, a 1st degree felony, and tampering with evidence, a 3rd degree felony, after it was discovered she attempted to hide drugs to deputies.

The matter is still under investigation.