Sheriff’s Office arrests mother, daughter for meth trafficking

12.08.15 S.O. Meth trafficking release


According to Spalding County Sheriff Wendell Beam, the Special Operations Unit on Thursday, Dec. 3, arrested two women – a mother and daughter – on charges of trafficking illegal drugs.

The two suspects were identified as 55-year-old Sarah Ponce, of 88 Sims Cemetery Road, Franklin, and 36-year-old Carrie A. Ornelas, of 7735 Lot B-17, Tara Boulevard.

Beam reports at the time of their arrest, the pair was in possession of 5.7 ounces of crystal methamphetamine with a street value in excess of $8,000 and 1.4 grams of cocaine, which has a street value of $75.

Ponce and Ornelas were both charged with one count each of trafficking methamphetamine, possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute and possession of cocaine.

Both women were denied bond and are being held in the Spalding County Jail.12.08.15 S.O. Meth trafficking release

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