On November 7, 2022, while on routine patrol, a Randolph County Sheriff’s Deputy conducted a traffic stop in the area of Beckerdite Rd., Sophia. The driver, Melanie Zimmerman Posey, was cited with Driving While License Revoked, No Insurance and a Revoked Tag. During a subsequent search, methamphetamine and paraphernalia were located. She was transported to the Randolph County Detention Center where the magistrate found probable cause for charges of Felony Maintain Vehicle for Controlled Substance, Felony Possession with Intent to Manufacture/Sell/Deliver Schedule II Controlled Substance and Misdemeanor Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. She was issued a written promise to appear in Randolph County District Court on November 28, 2022.
Melanie Zimmerman Posey