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Chipley Police arrest Altha resident on narcotics charge

Staff Report

CHIPLEY- On the date of September 3, 2020, a Chipley Police Department Officer conducted a traffic stop of Black Dodge truck traveling South bound on Hwy 77, following a report of reckless driving. 

The officer upon spotting the truck observed the truck make several abrupt vehicular movements along with other traffic violations.  The truck then came to a stop on the side of the road.  The Officer stopped with the truck to conduct a traffic investigation. Officers made contact with the driver of the vehicle who was identified as Dinah C. Haisten, 57, of Altha, FL. During the course of the traffic stop a Narcotics Detection K-9 was deployed and gave an alert. 

Dinah C. Haisten

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A search of the vehicle was conducted as well as a search of Haisten’s person, where it was discovered that Haisten possessed a baggie containing methamphetamine.  Haisten was arrested and transported to the Washington County Jail where she was booked on the charge of Drug Possession (Methamphetamine).