Woman faces drug charges after traffic stop in Beaufort County

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Beaufort Co., NC Sheriff’s Office

WASHINGTON, NC (WNCT) – The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office said a woman faces charges after a K-9 allegedly found drugs in her vehicle during a traffic stop.

Deputies said on Tuesday, Drug Unit officers stopped a vehicle being driven by Deborah Lynn Elliot, 29, of Washington.

A K-9 alerted that there were drugs in Elliot’s vehicle and deputies searched the vehicle, where they found methamphetamine, a digital scale, and a meth smoking pipe.

Elliot was arrested and charged with possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia.

She was taken to the Beaufort County Detention Center on $3,500 bond.

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