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Young mother caught with large amount of weed in car
Jessica Melody Williams

One local woman recently found herself behind bars after authorities apprehended her with a notable amount of one drug. 

Jessica Melody Williams, 26, of Dawsonville, was arrested by the Dawson County Sheriff’s Office on Dec. 21 and charged with possessing 21 grams of marijuana with intent to distribute, a felony. She also received charges for having drug-related objects and DUIs specific to drugs and endangering a child under 14 years of age. 

She also got DCSO citations for no insurance, speeding and her child not being restrained in a safety seat. 

A deputy stopped Williams around 8:30 p.m. near the area of Ga. 400 southbound and Marketplace Way. The marijuana was found in several sealed plastic bags apparently ready for distribution, alleged one warrant. 

Another warrant stated Williams had a glass pipe containing burnt marijuana in her car, as well as a metal grinder with raw marijuana in it. 

Her bond was set at $1,300.