Two charged with trafficking meth after Macon traffic stop

Katherine Amanda-Lynn Scrimpsher, 25, and Hennessy Alonzo Whitfield, Sr. / Bibb County Sheriff's Office (MGN)

MACON, Ga. -- Two people were arrested Thursday on drug trafficking charges following a traffic stop in Macon.

According to the Bibb County Sheriff's Office, Thursday at around 3 p.m., a Bibb deputies and a K9 deputy made a traffic stop on Riverside Drive on a vehicle following an investigation by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and the sheriff's office Special Investigations Unit.

The two people inside the vehicle were identified as Katherine Amanda-Lynn Scrimpsher, 25, of Warner Robins and Hennessy Alonzo Whitfield, Sr., 39, of Macon.

Investigators and deputies found about 102 grams of methamphetamine with an approximate street value of $10,000 inside the vehicle. They also found other unidentified powder substances and scales.

Scrimpsher and Whitfield were charged with trafficking methamphetamine.

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