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Meth & Marijuana Found in Vehicle

By Jessie Williams

Two men and one woman were arrested last week following a traffic stop on Ferguson Hill Road. 


According to the police report, a white, Buick car with expired tags was pulled over on Monday afternoon, June 3.

The driver, 21-year-old Ashley Woodard, was found to have a suspended license. 

Consent to search the vehicle was given, and officers discovered 7.8 grams of meth under the driver’s seat, and marijuana in Woodard’s purse. 

One of the passenger’s, 20-year-old Thomas Reid, also had marijuana in his pocket. 

Woodard, Reid, and the other passenger in the vehicle, 36-year-old Dra Watkins, were all arrested and booked into the Macon County Jail. 

Miss Woodard was charged with  possession of a schedule II, driving on a suspended license, violation of registration law, possession of drug paraphernalia and driving in possession of meth. Her bond was set at $35,000.

Mr. Watkins was charged with violation of probation, possession of a schedule II drug, possession of drug paraphernalia and manufacture of narcotics. His bond was also set at $35,000. 

Mr. Reid was charged with possession of a schedule VI and possession of drug paraphernalia. His bond was set at $3,500. 

All three individuals are scheduled to appear in Macon County General Sessions Court on June 12, 2019. 

Macon County Sheriff Mark Gammons urges anyone with information regarding illegal drug activity to contact his office. Callers may remain anonymous.