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Foreman woman facing multiple charges


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            Candice Alton

A Foreman woman is facing multiple charges after a traffic stop led to deputies uncovering two zip-lock bags containing meth.
According to affidavits filed with the Little River Circuit Court, Deputies with the Little River County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle where Candice Alton, 38 of Foreman, was a passenger after the vehicle was seen driving along the ditch of a County Road near Foreman. After stopping the vehicle Deputies discovered Candice Alton was wanted for multiple warrants by the City of Ashdown and Little River County. After taking her into custody on these warrants, Officers discovered two zip-lock bags containing methamphetamines in the driver’s compartment of her car, and a glass meth-pipe that contained residue suggesting recent usage.
In addition to the warrants, Alton now faces the additional charges of Possession of a controlled substance and Possession of drug paraphernalia, both Class D Felonies carrying with them the possibility of one to six years in prison and a fine of up to $10,000.
Alton is currently out of jail on bond awaiting court appearances.

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