Two Cedar Hill woman were arrested Wednesday night after officers found nearly 9 pounds of methamphetamine, a small quantity of marijuana and THC in their vehicle during an interstate traffic stop.
Sulphur Springs Police Cpl. Chris Rosamond conducted a traffic stop on a Volvo XC90 about 9:30 p.m. July 24 on Interstate 30 at mile mark 124. The driver was identified as 35-year-old Ashli Lanae Allen and the passenger as 31-year-old Brittney Jacher Hall. While contacting then, Rosamond reported smelling a marijuana odor. The driver allegedly admitted to having THC cartridges in the vehicle.
A probable cause search allegedly yielded a small amount of suspected marijuana and THC pens within reach of both occupants, and 8.9 pounds of suspected methamphetamine were found in a bag in the rear of the vehicle. Both denied ownership of the bag and were arrested for possession of more than 400 grams of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance, Rosamond alleged in arrest reports.
Both women remained in the county jail Thursday afternoon; bond was set at $75,000 each on the felony controlled substance charge, according to jail reports.