Chipley woman arrested on meth charges

Michelle Leann Tousignant

Washington County Sheriff’s K9 assisted in the arrest of a Chipley woman.

Sunday morning, July 1st, a Washington County Sheriff’s deputy conducted a traffic stop on S.R. 77 near Blue Lake.  During the traffic stop, K9 Jet conducted a perimeter search of the vehicle and alerted to the presence of narcotics.

During a search of the vehicle, the deputy discovered a glass vial containing methamphetamine in a purse, which belonged to a passenger identified as 37-year-old Michelle Leann Tousignant.

Tousignant was taken into custody and booked into the Washington County Jail on the charges of possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia.

If you have any knowledge of crimes being committed, or tips, please contact the Washington County Sheriff’s Office at 850-638-6111.  You may also contact them anonymously by calling 850-638-TIPS (8477) or by email at tips@wcso.us.