An investigation into the trafficking of cocaine has led to the arrest of two young women.
Sheriff Patrick Ray says 25 year old Amanda Hicks and 20 year old Tasha Nicole Bain were arrested during a traffic stop late Tuesday night and charged with possession of a schedule II controlled substance (cocaine) with intent to sell or deliver. Hicks is also charged with possession of drug paraphernalia (scales) and possession of a schedule II controlled substance (hydrocodone).
Sheriff Ray says officers pulled over a Toyota Camry on South College Street in Smithville and found the women in possession of 16 grams of cocaine and hydrocodone tablets.
Officers seized some cash and impounded the vehicle.
Bond for Hicks is $54,000 and $25,000 for Bain.
They will appear in General Sessions Court October 26th.
The DeKalb County Sheriff's Department was assisted at the scene by officers of the Smithville Police Department.