Athens woman arrested for trafficking drugs from cereal box

Athens woman arrested for trafficking drugs from cereal box

ATHENS, AL (WAFF) - On Thursday afternoon investigators with the Athens Police Department's Drug Unit arrested an Athens woman after finding she was storing drugs in an unusual place.

Police arrested Leah Charlene Appleton on U.S. Highway 72 near Interstate 65 after investigators confiscated four plastic bags that were stuffed inside a Fruit Loops cereal box containing 60.9 grams of methamphetamine.

Appleton was charged with trafficking methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia.

She was booked at the police department and transferred to the county jail. There is no word on what her bail is set at yet,

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