Traffic stop for hands free and no seat belt leads to meth arrest in Dalton
According to a Dalton Police Department incident report, on May 25th, 2020, an officer was patrolling the area of East Morris Street and Goodwill Drive. The officer noticed a female driver of a silver Honda Accord holding her cell phone and not wearing a seat belt. The officer initiated a traffic stop on the vehicle. Before the vehicle came to a stop, the officer noticed the female moving around in the front seat a lot. The officer made contact with the female and advised her of the stop. She admitted to holding her phone and not wearing a seat belt. She couldn't find her licenses but identified herself as Cybill Brianna Headrick, 32 of Chatsworth. The report stated Cybill was acting very nervous, looking around, and constantly moving around during the encounter. After running Cybill's name and date of birth, she returned with an active warrant through Whitfield County Sheriff's Office. As the officer was doing inventory on the vehicle, he saw an open bag on the floor with a baggie of marijuana and a loaded syringe. In a separate backpack, officers located another baggie of marijuana, two glass pipes with residue, and a grinder. There was also a live snake located at the bottom of a backpack. All items were collected, an officer stood by to wait for the wrecker service and to await a guardian for the snake. Cybill was transported to the Whitfield County Jail. Jail staff found a baggie of a crystal-like substance in Cybill's pocket during a search. The crystal substance field-tested positive for meth. Cybill was charged seat belt violation, hands-free violation, possession of drug-related objects, possession of meth, and crossing the guard line with drugs.