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Traffic stop in Williamsburg yields multiple drug charges for Jellico, Tn. woman

From the Williamsburg Police Department -

Melissa Byrd - WCDC

On Thursday, October 06, 2022, K-9 Sgt. Elijah Hunter and Public Affairs Officer Steven Hill seized approximately sixteen grams of suspected Methamphetamine and cash following a traffic stop.


50-year-old Melissa K. Byrd, of Jellico, TN was arrested and lodged in the Whitley County Detention Center charged with trafficking in a controlled substance - 1st degree (Methamphetamine), possession of a controlled substance - 3rd degree, possession of Marijuana, drug paraphernalia, and several motor vehicle violations. She was also served with a warrant for non-payment of fines.



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