SC Man, Woman Arrested For Meth Possession During GA Traffic Stop

Mug shot photos of Jimmy Morris Hallums (left) and Nytia Latisia Simmons (Franklyn County Sheriff's Office booking photos)

Greenville, SC (WJBF) – Two Upstate South Carolina residents have been arrested after more than 10 kilograms of methamphetamine was recovered following a traffic stop on I-85 in Franklin County, Georgia.

Jimmy Morris Hallums, of Easley, South Carolina and Nytia Latisia Simmons, of Greenville, South Carolina were arrested and charged with drug trafficking and speeding.

Photo of the methamphetamine seized when Jimmy Morris Hallums and Nytia Latisia Simmons were arrested in Franklyn County, Georgia. (Credit: Franklyn County Sheriff's Office)
Photo of the methamphetamine seized when Jimmy Morris Hallums and Nytia Latisia Simmons were arrested in Franklyn County, Georgia. (Credit: Franklyn County Sheriff’s Office)

Franklin County Sheriff’s Office deputies stopped their cars, a Honda and a BMW, because they were traveling close together at 90 miles per hour on the interstate.

Hallums and Simmons are both being held at the Franklin County Detention Center.

Photo of Franklin County Sheriff Stevie Thomas (white shirt) and some of his deputies with an I-85 sign and methamphetamine seized when Jimmy Morris Hallums and Nytia Latisia Simmons were arrested in Franklyn County, Georgia. (Credit: Franklyn County Sheriff's Office)
Photo of Franklin County Sheriff Stevie Thomas (white shirt) and some of his deputies with an I-85 sign and methamphetamine seized when Jimmy Morris Hallums and Nytia Latisia Simmons were arrested in Franklyn County, Georgia. (Credit: Franklyn County Sheriff’s Office)

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