Traffic stop leads to arrest, methamphetamine discovery

Published 12:28 am Saturday, July 8, 2023

VIDOR — A Thursday traffic stop in Orange County led to an arrest and the discovery of methamphetamine.

According to the Orange County Sheriff’s Office, the Narcotics Division investigators conducted a traffic stop in the area of North Main at Lakeview Cut-Off in Vidor on Thursday. “Upon stopping the vehicle, investigators made contact with the driver and sole occupant, 52-year-old Sabrina Bartell,” a Sheriff’s Office release said.

The Orange County Sheriff’s Office released this photo of methamphetamine that investigators said was discovered Thursday. (Courtesy photo)

“Once contact was made with Bartell, investigators conducted a probable cause search of the vehicle and found methamphetamine.” Police said Bartell admitted “possession of the substance found.”

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She was taken into custody and charged with possession of a controlled substance.