A drug dealer with a bizarre tattoo saying “Ghost” on her forehead has been seized by police, who found she had enough fentanyl to kill more than half a million people.
Police in Boiling Springs, South Carolina, arrested Katelin Lee Abernathy, 25, during a traffic stop after their sniffer dog detected drugs in her car.
She had been under surveillance for suspected drug dealing when she was stopped on 24th August,
Officers searching her car found 941 grammes of suspected fentanyl, 20 grammes of suspected crystal meth, a Glock pistol, and a rifle.
A subsequent search of a storage unit used by Abernathy revealed another 531 grammes of suspected fentanyl, three handguns, and four long guns.
Arrest photos show Abernathy with a bizarre inking reading “Ghost” over her right eyebrow after she was taken into custody on drugs and weapons charges.
Police say it is her fourth arrest for drug-related offences in less than two years.
According to the Drug Enforcement Administration, just one kilogramme of fentanyl could kill up to half a million people.
The Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement obtained by Newsflash on 30th August: “Abernathy was put under surveillance and stopped on Candlenut Ln. in Boiling Springs area of Spartanburg County.
“During this traffic stop, a K-9 alerted on Abernathy’s vehicle. During the search of the vehicle, the following was located: 941 grams of white powder (presumptive positive for Fentanyl), 20 grams of crystal substance (presumptive positive for Methamphetamine), 1 Glock pistol, and 1 SKS rifle.
“Shortly after the stop, a search warrant was obtained for a storage unit used by Abernathy.
“During the search of that unit, the following was located: 531 grams of white powder (presumptive positive for Fentanyl), 3 handguns, and 4 long guns.
“Abernathy was charged with Trafficking Methamphetamine, Trafficking Fentanyl, and Possession of a Weapon During the Commission of a Violent Crime, and a magistrate denied her bond.
“A recent article from the Drug Enforcement Administration stated one kilogram of Fentanyl has the potential to kill 500,000 people.”