Hawkins County

Traffic stop leads to drug arrest

GATE CITY, Va. - Gate City Police say a traffic stop led to a marijuana bust and the arrest of a Rogersville, Tenn. woman.

29-year-old Rebecca Young is charged with DUI, possession of drugs and possession of marijuana. Gate City Police say they saw a blazer speeding on Highway 23 and when they stopped it, young appeared dazed and confused. 

Police say she told them she took a prescribed drug. Officers say a search of her car led to the discovery of marijuana and Lortabs.

Young was taken to the Duffield Regional Jail. She has bonded out.

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