Martin County woman arrested for trafficking Xanax

Martin County woman arrested for trafficking Xanax (Image 1)
Martin County woman arrested for trafficking Xanax (Image 1)

A woman is arrested and charged with drug trafficking in Martin County.

After a 6 month investigation, officers with the Martin County Narcotics Unit arrested 50-year-old Shanon Jernigan Mizelle.

She was arrested Tuesday afternoon and charged her with several drug related offenses.

Officers took Mizelle into custody after a traffic stop on the Mill Road in Jamesville where 55 Xanax pills were seized.

Prior to the traffic stop, officers received numerous complaints regarding Mizelle and her involvement in the illegal sale and distribution of controlled substances in, and around Jamesville.

The investigation resulted in the seizure of a trafficking level amount of prescription pills from Mizelle.

She’s charged with Trafficking in Opium, Maintaining a Vehicle to Keep/Store Controlled Substances, Possession with Intent to Manufacture, Sale or Deliver Schedule 4 Controlled Substances.

Mizelle is being held on $37,500 secured bond and will be in court on June 10.

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