Drug Bust in Bay County FL
Posted by: Chelsea Webb
Date: Sep 07 2017 1:55 PM
Bay County, Florida - According to the Bay County Sheriff's Office in Florida, deputies arrested a Georgia woman after the BCSO Special Investigations Division found nine pounds of crystal methamphetamine in a Callaway motel room on Monday.
BCSO said it learned about a federal fugitive in the Panama City area.
Officials said federal authorities informed BCSO deputies that Susan Anderson (66), of Hortense, GA, was wanted on a federal warrant out of Georgia for conspiracy to manufacture and distribute methamphetamine.
Deputies said they located Anderson at a motel and took her into custody without any incident. They also said they obtained written consent from Anderson to search her motel room.
Investigators said they found approximately nine pounds of crystal meth, about $25,000 in cash, approximately 173 xanax pills, two firearms, and a small amount of marijuana.
Law enforcement officials said Anderson was released from federal prison back in 2003 and is a convicted felon.
According to the Bay County Sheriff's Office, Anderson was charged with trafficking in methamphetamine, possession of Alprazolam with the intent to distribute, possession a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of marijuana less than 20 grams, and a retainer was placed on her for the United State's Marshals Service.