Salem Woman Faces Drug Charges

July 9, 2013

Chasity Hope BatesIn another drug arrest, a Salem woman was taken into custody and is facing drug charges. According to the Sheriff’s Department spokesman Jimmy Watt, deputies responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle on Beverly Road in Salem late Sunday evening. Deputies encountered individuals who claimed to be removing a water heater from a house on the property. Deputies searched the vehicle at the scene and discovered a ball canning jar with a crystal substance. The jar was tested and found positive for methamphetamine. The woman admitted it was hers and while searching her, she told officers she had a taser. The woman, 26 year old Chasity Hope Bates of Whitewater Falls Road in Salem arrested and transported to the Oconee County Detention Center on charges of possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine.



  • October 24, 2014The Emerson Rose Heart Foundation’s 4th Annual Golf Tournamen
  • October 25, 2014 10:00 amCORVETTES AT TAMASSEE DAR School
  • October 25, 2014 4:00 pmWestminster First Baptist Church's Trunk or Treat
  • October 26, 2014 10:00 amMonti Vista Baptist Church's Homecoming
AEC v1.0.4