WASHINGTON COUNTY – A traffic stop for speeding leaves one woman behind bars facing felony charges for methamphetamine.

According to a news release from the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, on May 30, a WCSO K9 deputy made a traffic stop on State Road 77 for speeding.

The driver, later identified as Jessica Ewing, 30, displayed concerning behaviours according to reports.

The deputy then performed a perimeter search of the vehicle with K9 Titan, who gave a positive alert to the presence of narcotics.

The deputy performed a search of the vehicle and discovered 10 grams of methamphetamine.

Ewing was arrested and charged with possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver or sell, a second degree felony.

Washington County Sheriff Kevin Crews urges anyone with knowledge of crimes being committed to contact the Washington County Sheriff’s Office at 850-638-6111. Tips may also be reported anonymously by calling 850-638-TIPS (8477) or by emailing tips@wcso.us.