Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Arrest




 According to Cherokee County Sheriff Jeff Shaver, officers with the Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigative Division conducted a traffic stop which led to the arrest of 43 year old Valerie Denise Finch and 40 year old Robert Heath Troxtel of Piedmont for possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.  Finch was additionally charged with second degree promoting prison contraband after she attempted to smuggle methamphetamine inside the Cherokee County Detention Center where both remain pending a bond hearing.