The Alexander County Sheriff’s Office arrested two people on drug charges following a traffic stop Tuesday evening around 6pm on Highway 16 South.
Taken into custody, 32 year old Kristen Lee Porter of Hiddenite. Porter was charged with felony possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, and possession of an open container of alcohol.
29 year old Franklin Jerome Carlton of Boomer, in Wilkes County was also taken into custody. Carlton faces the same counts as Porter.
Both suspects were placed in the Alexander County Detention Center under a $10,000 secured bond each. They will have initial court appearances Monday, May 8th .