On January 24, 2013 around midnight Deputy Travis Turner was patrolling near Dierks on Hwy. 70. Deputy Turner observed a vehicle cross the center line and performed a traffic stop on it. Deputy Turner noticed the driver moving around inside the vehicle. Deputy Turner identified the driver as Stephanie Griggs w/f dob-12/18/1961 of 921 W. Sunset St. in Nashville and saw that she was very nervous. Deputy Turner was checking the driver’s status and noticed her putting her hand in her left pocket. Deputy Turner asked her to take her hand out of her pocket and when she did a blue pill fell out. Deputy Turner found 9 more blue pills on Stephanie Griggs. Griggs was arrested for Possession of a Controlled Substance and transported to the Howard County Jail.
Sheriff Butch Morris