Traffic stop leads to drug, weapons arrests in Hall Co

A traffic stop yields two felony arrests in Hall County: there are methamphetamine possession charges for Nathaniel Redd and Angelia Simmons. The Hall County Sheriff’s Office says they’re also facing weapons charges. They’re in the Hall County jail in Gainesville.

From WSB TV...

A man and woman were arrested following a traffic stop in Hall County after deputies discovered drugs and guns in their vehicle.

On Sunday, June 4, at around 10 p.m., deputies with the Hall County Sheriff’s Office performed a traffic stop on a pickup truck after the driver failed to stop at a stop sign on Home Place Road and Skitts Mountain Drive near Callus Mill Road.

Inside the truck were the driver, Nathaniel Redd, 46, and a passenger, Angelia Simmons, 48.

Deputies smelled the odor of alcohol and obtained consent from Redd to search his truck.

Deputies said the search resulted in the seizure of two THC pens, THC wax, approximately 2.5 grams of methamphetamine, less than an ounce of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, two firearms, and an open container of alcohol.

Redd was charged with the following felonies: two counts of possession of a Schedule I controlled substance, possession of methamphetamine, and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.

He also faces the following misdemeanor charges: stop sign violation, possession of less than one ounce of marijuana, possession and use of drug-related objects, and DUI.

Simmons was charged with two felonies: possession of a Schedule I controlled substance, and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.

They were booked into the Hall County Jail where they both remain.

Tim Bryant

Tim Bryant

Tim Bryant hosts Classic City Today, 6-10 weekday mornings on 98.7FM & AM 1340 WGAU in Athens.

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