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Arrest made after two gallons of date rape drugs found

On Jan. 10, 2020, Lt. Nathan Taylor with the Troup County Sheriff’s Office arrested two Alabama women after discovering approximately two gallons of GHB (Gamma Hydroxybutyrate), commonly known as the “date rape drug” in their vehicle.

According to a press release from TCSO, Taylor stopped the vehicle on Interstate 85 southbound at mile marker 8 for a window tint violation. During the course of the stop, Lt. Taylor observed behavior consistent with criminal activity. K9 Chapo was deployed for a “free-air sniff” around the vehicle and he indicated to the presence of narcotic odor coming from the vehicle.

The driver, Ashley Prince, 47, of Opelika, Alabama, and her passenger, Jessica Partridge, 26, also of Opelika, were arrested and charged with Possession of GHB with Intent to Distribute.

Following their arrest, narcotics agents from the Lee County Sheriff’s Office were contacted and they, along with Harris County Sheriff’s Office and Muscogee County Sheriff’s Office conducted a search warrant at Prince’s residence in Lee County, Alabama.  There, methamphetamine, LSD, marijuana, and additional GHB were located.

Prince will also be facing charges in Lee County for the narcotics discovered during the search warrant.