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McDowell deputies arrest Hickory woman in drug case

McDowell deputies arrest Hickory woman in drug case

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A Hickory woman faces drug charges after a traffic stop by a McDowell deputy.

Detective Robert Watson of the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office charged Amanda Danielle Forth, 29, address listed as Rogers Road in Hickory, with possession of a Schedule II controlled substance and possession of methamphetamine.

At 10:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 22, while patrolling on U.S. 70 East in Nebo, Deputy Steven McPeters stopped a vehicle because of multiple traffic violations. Watson talked to the passenger of the car, identified as Forth, and located 1.75 grams of methamphetamine and 2 ½ Percocet tablets.

After further investigation, Forth was arrested on Wednesday, July 1.

Forth got a $5,000 bond.

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