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Traffic stop leads to multiple drug charges

Katrina Schmidt Katrina Schmidt

Henderson County sheriff’s deputies charged a 26-year-old Old Holbert Road woman with multiple drug felonies after a traffic stop in the area of Morris Road and N.C. 191 on Monday night.

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Deputies had stopped the vehicle for displaying an out-of-state fictitious tag and found the driver to have a suspended license, the sheriff’s office said. Following further investigation during the traffic stop, deputies arrested Katrina Schmidt. She was charged with trafficking in methamphetamine by possession, trafficking in methamphetamine by transport, possession with the intent to sell/deliver methamphetamine, possession with the intent to sell/deliver marijuana, maintaining a vehicle for controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. She was jailed under a $37,500 bond.
Henderson County Sheriff Lowell Griffin encourages members of the community to report any drug related information to (828) 694-2954.