Drug Unit arrests Lee County woman
A Lee County teacher has been arrested on drug charges.
Major Bill Berry with the Albany Dougherty Drug Unit confirms to FOX 31 that Kimela Phillips was stopped Wednesday afternoon for a traffic infraction.
"She came out of an area that we know is a haven for drug sales and we saw her come out of there and an officer saw her commit a traffic violation and pulled her over," said Major Bill Berry, Albany Dougherty Drug Unit.
Police found Xanax and four other drugs inside her vehicle.
Major Berry says there were no prescriptions for any of the drugs inside the vehicle and none of the pills were in proper containers as they were all mixed together.
Two of the pill types were non-prescription drugs but since they weren't in proper containers, the suspect is still facing charges for having them.
Phillips is facing four drug related charges, including a traffic violation, 2 counts possession of a controlled substance, and having an open container of alcohol while driving.
The former school teacher is out on a $5,600 bond.