CHIPLEY – A Bay County woman and a Holmes County man were arrested for methamphetamine after two unrelated traffic stops over the March 10 weekend.

Washington County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop March 10, at Acy Road and S.R. 79.

According to reports, as deputies approached the vehicle a strong odor of marijuana was present.

When deputies came up to the car, the passenger Sherri Hagan, 42 of Panama City handed them a clear plastic baggie containing methamphetamine when asked is she had anything illegal.

“Someone gave it to me for my birthday’” said Hagan.

A search revealed two marijuana pipes and hypodermic needles in Hagan’s backpack.

Hagan was arrested and charged with possession of methamphetamine and two counts of possession of paraphernalia.

WCSO made a traffic stop March 10 on Union Hill Road while conducting a regular patrol of the area.

While speaking with the driver, Billy Wade Baxley, 24, of Bonifay, deputies report Baxley appeared to be nervous.

According to reports, Baxley admitted to having approximately two grams of methamphetamine with him. Deputy K9 Moses was deployed and alerted to the presence of narcotics in the vehicle.

Deputies then conducted a search and located two glass pipes and a plastic baggie containing methamphetamine.

Baxley was arrested and charged with possession of methamphetamine and possession of paraphernalia.