HOLMES COUNTY – A Panama City woman was arrested in Holmes County for trafficking methamphetamines.

A Holmes County Sheriff’s deputy stopped a silver Honda Accord for a traffic violation on Highway 79, January 17.

The driver was identified as Sheila Barfield of Panama City.

The K9, Lasso was utilized and conducted a free air sniff of the exterior of the vehicle where he alerted to the presence of narcotics inside the car.

Barfield, advised of the alert, stated she has methamphetamines inside of her purse in the vehicle.

A search of her purse was conducted and found an ounce and a half of (ICE) methamphetamine inside.

Barfield was arrested and charged with trafficking methamphetamine.