Kingsport teen facing drug charges after officers discover prescription pills, cash in traffic stop

WASHINGTON COUNTY, TN (WJHL) –  A woman from Kingsport is behind bars in Washington County after a traffic stop in Johnson City.

Zoe Stout

Deputies said they stopped a 2018 Ford Escape in the 3600 block of South Greenwood Drive.

Deputies approached the vehicle and noted they smelled a strong odor of marijuana.

The woman inside agreed to a search of the vehicle.

Deputies found 20 grams of cocaine, 113.5 grams of marijuana, 3 grams of THC wax, 48 ounces of liquid codeine, 64 Xanax pills, drug paraphernalia, grinders, scales baggies and glass smoking pipes.

Zoe Stout,19, of Kingsport, was charged with felony counts of possession of schedule 6, 5. 4. and 2 for resale, unlawful drug paraphernalia and traffic violations. In addition, deputies found more than $1700 in cash.

Stout’s bond has been set at 41,000.

She appeared in Washington County Sessions Court Wednesday afternoon, where she waived the formal reading of her charges.

Stout was scheduled to appear back in court on July 6.


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