Traffic stop leads to discovery of drugs in Aberdeen

A traffic stop in Aberdeen led to the discovery of suspected drugs, according to a Wednesday news release by the Aberdeen Police Department.

Forty-one-year-old Kristina Long, of Aberdeen, was arrested and is facing charges of felony possession of methamphetamine, driving while license revoked, operating a vehicle with no insurance, fictitious/altered tag, driving with no motor vehicle registration, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

“On May 28, 2024, Patrol Officers with the Aberdeen Police Department conducted a traffic stop on Long in her vehicle, for suspended license and fictitious tags, said the department. “After Aberdeen Officers stopped Long, she was detained and arrested for traffic violations. Upon further investigation, officers located two bags containing Methamphetamine, which came off Long’s person.”

Long was placed at the Moore County Detention Center without bond.

Defendants facing criminal charges are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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Photo via Aberdeen Police Department.

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