Joint investigation leads to drug trafficking arrest

An investigation by the Lumpkin County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) and GBI drug agents resulted in the arrest recently of a Dawson County woman on a charge of trafficking in methamphetamine.

Courtney Yother, 32, was arrested by Lumpkin County deputies following a traffic stop.

A LCSO K9 alerted on Yother’s car, according to the sheriff’s office, and a search of it turned up 730 grams of meth.