More than a pound of meth found in woman’s car during traffic stop, deputies say

FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga, — An improper turn in front of a Forsyth County sheriff’s deputy has landed a local woman in jail on drug trafficking charges.

Misty Slaton, 28 of Chatsworth, was driving on McFarland Parkway in the early morning hours Thursday when a deputy pulled her over for making an improper turn.

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While speaking with Slaton, the deputy said she seemed overly nervous, would not make eye contact and gave inconsistent answers. The deputy asked if she would consent to a search of her car and see said no.

The officer then pulled out his K9 partner Ivo who indicated that there were illegal narcotics inside the car.

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Deputies found heroin, dozens of multicolored pills, drug paraphernalia and 1.1 pounds of methamphetamine in the car.

Slaton was then arrested and charged with trafficking methamphetamine, three counts of manufacture/deliver/distribute a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, failure to maintain proper insurance, and improper turn.

She is being held without bond in the Forsyth County Jail.

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