60-year-old Leola Michelle Alston of Willow Tree Drive also know as the “Trap Queen” in Vale was arrested and charged with 14 felony counts each of possession with the intent to manufacture, sell & deliver cocaine and maintaining a vehicle or dwelling for a controlled substance.
She was also charged with one misdemeanor count each of simple possession of a schedule II controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Working off tips from citizens who saw a steady stream of traffic every day & night Prince William County Narcotics Detectives conducted an investigation over the span of several months that led to the issuance of a search warrant for a residence on Willow Tree Drive in the Palm Tree Heights Development in Vale.
During a search conducted last night, Detectives located 100 Kilos of columbian cocaine and more than 50,000 oxicodone pain pills.
When asked by reporters why she didn’t stop selling crack she said:
“EVERY GHETTO HAS A CANDY LADY AND THAT WAS ME FOR YEARS BUT I JUST GRADUATED TO THAT OTHER CANDY, BUT I DIDN’T DO IT FOR ME I HAVE 17 GRAND KIDS AND I WANTED TO SEND THEM ALL TO COLLEGE, SO THEY WON’T HAVE TO SELL DRUGS”
Alston was arrested and placed in the Prince William County Detention Center under a $500,000 secured bond. No court date is currently listed.