Lexington County woman arrested on heroin, meth, crack charges

Lexington County narcotics agents arrested a Gaston woman after they found heroin, meth and crack in her car during a traffic stop.


Tina Catherine Dent, 57, is charged with trafficking heroin, possession with intent to distribute meth, and possession of crack, according to arrest warrants.

“During a traffic stop earlier this month for a moving violation, a search was conducted and heroin was located in a shopping bag in the passenger floorboard,” Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon said. “Dent was arrested at the scene of the stop along I-20 and transported to the Lexington County Detention Center.”

Dent has been released after meeting the conditions of her bond.