A Florida woman was arrested after a routine traffic stop routed a K9 to methamphetamine.

Florida Woman Arrested For Meth During Traffic Stop

A Florida woman was arrested after a routine traffic stop routed a K9 to methamphetamine.
Source: CCSO

A Florida woman was arrested after a routine traffic stop routed a K9 to methamphetamine.

On Sunday, July 23, 2023, at approximately 10:06 pm, Calhoun County Sheriff Deputy Ayers conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle near Clarksville.

Deputy Ayers identified the driver as Melanie Barfield Tatum.

During the traffic stop, Deputy Ayers deployed K9 Olly to conduct a free-air sniff of the exterior of the vehicle. Subsequently, K9 Olly was alerted to the odor of narcotics within the vehicle, deputies say.

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During a vehicle search, Deputy Ayers located three separate bags containing methamphetamine.

Deputy Ayers did find probable cause to charge Melanie Barfield Tatum with Possession of Methamphetamine.

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