Woman Arrested with 6 Pounds of Crystal Meth in Malabar

Rachelle Vandenberg
Rachelle Vandenberg

Undercover agents in Brevard County arrested a St. Cloud woman for tracking six pounds of Crystal Methamphetamine in Malabar.

On Wednesday, at approximately 5:20 p.m., an undercover agent followed a vehicle after receiving a tip from a confidential source. The agent was told that the vehicle was carrying a large amount of methamphetamines.

After conducting a traffic stop, the driver was identified as 35-year-old Rachelle Vandenberg.

“A search of the vehicle was conducted, which revealed a US Postal Service box that was sealed. Inside the box were located two vacuum-sealed baggies containing a large amount of white, crystalline substance,” the undercover agent said.

The substance field-tested positive for methamphetamine. The baggies were weighed to approximately 6.4 pounds of crystal meth.

Vandenberg was charged with Trafficking Methamphetamine and transported to the Brevard County Jail where her bond was set at $15,000.

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Andy Hodges was born in Annapolis, Maryland and raised in Jupiter, Florida. Andy has been a radio & TV personality since the 1980s. He has worked for WLIZ, WFLX-FOX 29, WIRK, WIXI, WKSY, WRMF, and WJNO to name a few. After spending 7 years in Atlanta, Georgia during the 1990s, Andy returned to Florida and settled in the small town of Sebastian in 2000. In 2005, he returned to the broadcasting news sector and eventually joined our news team in 2016 as editor in chief. Andy's family has lived in Sebastian for more than 45 years.