Large Meth Bust in Banks County

The Banks County Sheriff’s Office, the Department of Public Safety and the Appalachian Regional Drug Enforcement Office arrested Jessica Amerson Martinez, 31 of Homer, earlier this week.

On June 12, the Banks County Sheriff’s Office and The Georgia State Patrol conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in which Martinez was a passenger.

The GSP Trooper located approximately 42 grams of methamphetamine in a bag that belonged to Martinez. The street value of the illegal narcotics was $4,620.

Martinez was arrested for trafficking methamphetamine and transported to the Banks County Detention Center.