Mother arrested for marijuana possession with kids in car

LINCOLN COUNTY, GA (WFXG) - The Richmond County Sheriff's Office says one woman is in jail after deputies found marijuana in her car and kids not wearing seatbelts.

Deputies arrested Nicole Slappy Sunday afternoon after officers initially pulled her over for having a dark tint on her windows.

According to an incident report, the deputies smelled marijuana coming from the car.

Deputies searched the car and found a plastic bag of marijuana. The report says the deputies found the bag under a blouse on the back passenger side.

Officers also noticed her two children were in the backseat and both were not wearing seatbelts.

Slappy has been charged with one count of possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, violation of the window tint law and 2 counts of violation of the child restraint law

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