WALKER COUNTY, Ga. — The Walker County Sheriff’s Department says a routine traffic stop for speeding on Georgia Highway 2 near McFarland Road Wednesday afternoon by a Walker County Sheriff’s Office deputy led to the discovery of two pounds of methamphetamine ICE and $14,000 in cash.
Sheriff Steve Wilson says Deputy Zach Simpson stopped 54-year-old Ronnie Lynn Moore of Ringgold for speeding.
Upon closer inspection, Wilson says Deputy Simpson established probable cause to search Moore’s vehicle where the sizable amount of methamphetamine was found.
Deputy Simpson also arrested Moore’s passenger, his wife, 54-year-old Trina Denise Moore.
Sheriff Wilson says the street value in grams for the methamphetamine is estimated at $100,000.
Both suspects have been charged with Trafficking Methamphetamine, Possession of Methamphetamine and Possession of Marijuana.
Bond will be set in Walker County Superior Court at a date yet to be determined.