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Traffic stop results in heroin arrest

December 7, 2017, 3:18 p.m.


A Calhoun woman is arrested on charges of possession of heroin.

According to Calhoun Police records, a routine traffic stop resulted in 24-year-old Dakayla Jade Birchfield of a Craigtown Road address being arrested for possession of heroin and tools for the commission of a crime.

The vehicle Birchfield was riding in was pulled over on Beamer Road for an improper right turn.

A tan rock-like substance was found in her purse and once tested, was confirmed to be heroin. Also in her purse was a hypodermic needle.

Birchfield remains in the Gordon County Jail.