The Calhoun County Sheriff’s Department arrested two women in a traffic stop last Friday on warrants out of both Pike and Calhoun counties.
A Calhoun County deputy conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle traveling on Illinois Route 96 at the Mozier Junction in Mozier on Friday, September 23rd at 5:43PM.
Subsequent to an investigation, the deputy arrested the driver, 45 year old Stephanie A. Shelton of Barry on warrant from Calhoun County for failure to pay a fine and a Pike County warrant for possession of methamphetamine.
The deputy also arrested a passenger in the vehicle, 59 year old Teresa L. Hammitt of Barry for unlawful possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, and an outstanding Pike County warrant for a petition to revoke probation.
Both women were arrested without incident and taken to the Pike County Jail. Both remain lodged awaiting first appearances in court.