Traffic stop leads to drug bust in Palestine

Traffic stop leads to drug bust in Palestine
Friday, February 1, 2013 - 5:45pm

A Traffic stop leads to a drug bust in Palestine on Friday.

Palestine Police tell KETK Corporal Brian Lintner pulled over a tan Cadillac Deville for a traffic violation in the 900 block of North Queen street.

They say the 31 year old female driver had several suspensions on her driving record.

She was arrested for driving with an invalid license.

While searching the vehicle, Corporal Lintner and backup Officer Marcus Lara observed what appeared to be marijuana in the passenger compartment of the vehicle.

After a more thorough search they found 19.1 grams of  Methamphetamine.

The driver was additionally charged with Possession of Marijuana Under 2 oz, and Possession of Controlled Substance PG 1, 4 grams-200 grams, which is a 2nd Degree Felony.

The approximate street value of the methamphetamine alone was between $1000.00 and $1200.00.

Upon arrival to the Anderson County Jail, the female was searched and was also found in possession of cash, which was seized as contraband.

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