On 11/09/2021, a vehicle stop was conducted on a Silver Mercedes passenger vehicle that was being driven on Highway 286 in Murray County with a temporary tag. The driver of the vehicle was identified as Crystal Michelle Hester of Dodd Road in Ringgold, Catoosa County, Georgia. A Georgia State Patrol Trooper deployed his K9 and conducted a free air search and the K9 alerted to the vehicle. A search of the vehicle was conducted and approximately 31 ounces of Methamphetamine was located along with drug related proceeds (US Currency).
Crystal Michelle Hester was charged by the Murray County Sheriff’s Office with Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent to Distribute, and Trafficking in Methamphetamine. This investigation is still active and ongoing.
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