Two women arrested for intending to distribute dangerous drugs near Second Avenue

tstevens@ledger-enquirer.comAugust 21, 2013 

Two women were arrested Tuesday and charged with intent to distribute dangerous drugs after they were stopped near the intersection of Second Avenue and 21st Street, according to a Columbus Police report.

Felicia Gallagher, 19, and Brenna Smith, 18, were stopped by an officer at the intersection of Second Avenue and 21st Street after the officer noticed they were following a car too closely and had a paper tag.

During the investigation, police discovered that Smith and Gallagher had several drugs that are classified as a "dangerous drug" under Georgia law. A dangerous drug is defined as a drug which has not been assigned a schedule, but is still available by prescription only.

Officers listed the confiscated drugs found in Gallagher and Smith's possession as follows: 149 of the antihistamine Loratadine, valued at $745; three of the seizure medication Oxycarbazepine, valued at $30; one of the ADHD medication Vyvanse, valued at $15; five of the pain medication Soma, valued at $50.

Also seized were one of the antidepressant Mirtazapine, valued at $10; five Promethazine, which is used to treat dizziness and was valued at $50; and three Ziprasidone Hydrochloride, which are used in the treatment of schizophrenia and were valued at $30.

The total value of the drugs seized was $930.

Smith was charged with possession of dangerous drugs, possession of dangerous drugs with intent to distribute and possession of drug related objects.

Gallagher was charged with following too close, no state driver's license, possession of dangerous drugs, possession of dangerous drugs with intent to distribute and possession of drug related objects.

Both women were taken to Muscogee County Jail.

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