No seatbelt yields three drug charges in Milton

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MILTON, Ga. – A driver who wasn’t seatbelted was stopped May 1 which resulted in two people arrested and another sought for various drug offenses.

A Milton officer reported he passed a vehicle on Crabapple Road and saw the driver was not wearing his seatbelt. The car was pulled over and the driver, Nicholas Anthony Mouton, 23, of Woodstock, turned out to have an active warrant for his arrest for drug use.

The other two people in the car, Benjamin T. Andrews, 26, and Erika Michele Adams, 22, also of Woodstock, were searched along with the car. In Adams’ purse, police found a syringe and a bag allegedly containing heroin. Adams was also arrested. Andrews was let go. After he left, Mouton told police Andrews had hidden more heroin in the back seat.

Mouton was arrested for failure to wear a seatbelt and possession of heroin. Adams was arrested for possession of heroin. A warrant was taken out for Andrews’ arrest for possession of heroin.