(Smith County Insider Press) – Sergeant Ridge Long with the Smith County Sheriff’s Office initiated a traffic stop near Edgewood Road. While obtaining information from the driver of the vehicle (Avanah Lee, 42, Portland), she informed Sergeant Long that she was currently on probation for drug possession in Smith County.

According to the police report, a search was conducted and less than one ounce of a substance appearing to be methamphetamine and a ret cut straw were found in Lee’s jacket pocket.

According to the police report, Lee admitted to the substance being “ice,” and the substance field tested positive for methamphetamine. Lee was placed under arrest and transferred to the Smith County Sheriff’s Office for booking.

Lee was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia with intent to use, simple possession of narcotics, and violation of probation.