$21K worth of meth, marijuana vape pods seized during Alleghany County traffic stop

Bath County man is in jail after the seizure

By Jeff Williamson - Digital Content Manager

Items authorities say they seized when conducting a traffic stop on Derrick Watkins.

ALLEGHANY COUNTY, Va. - More drugs are off the streets and a Bath County man is in jail after a traffic stop in Alleghany County on Tuesday.

Alleghany County Sheriff's Office deputies and Alleghany Highlands Drug Task Force officers conducted the traffic stop on a vehicle traveling through the county.

Authorities seized more than 1 pound of meth, 11 marijuana vape pods and marijuana edibles, as well as $960.

The street value of the methamphetamine alone is $21,000, according to authorities.

Derrick Watkins was arrested and is currently being held at the Alleghany Regional Jail.

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