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Krysten Terese Vlacancich
Courtesy of Burke County Sheriff's Office

Georgia Woman Jailed Under One-Million Dollars Bond On Burke County Drug Charges

36-year-old Krysten Terese Vlacancich of Canton, Georgia was arrested last Wednesday (August 17) by Burke County Sheriff’s Officers. She’s charged with felony counts of level III trafficking in methamphetamine, possession with intent to manufacture, sell, and deliver meth, maintain a vehicle for a controlled substance, and possession of meth. Vlacancich is also charged with misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia, speeding, and a window tint violation.

Last Wednesday, a Burke County Deputy reportedly witnessed multiple traffic violations on Jamestown Road near I-40. The deputy conducted a traffic stop and identified the driver of the vehicle as Krysten Terese Vlacancich. A North Carolina Department of Public Safety K9 was requested resulting in a positive alert on the vehicle.

During the search of the vehicle, deputies found approximately 8,010 grams (17.6 lbs.) of methamphetamine. According to the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation Western Lab, the approximate street value for the meth seized is $1,201,500. Vlacancich was placed under arrest and transported to the Magistrate’s Office.

Drugs seized during arrest of Krysten Terese Vlacancich on Wednesday, August 17, 2022
Courtesy of Burke County Sheriff’s Office

The suspect was placed in the Burke County Jail under $1,000,000 secured bond. She remained in jail as of earlier today. Her next District Court appearance is scheduled for September 8.