OOLITIC – An Ellettsville woman was arrested Tuesday after Oolitic Town Marshal James Harrington and his canine partner Deny Joe alerted the marshal to drugs inside the vehicle during a traffic stop at Casey’s General Store.
The driver of the vehicle 29-year-old Kayln Ridgeway, of Ellettsville, gave the marshal permission to search her vehicle. During the search, officers found nine hypodermic syringes in the passenger’s side floorboard, center console and in a pink purse. Officers also found a pink straw and an orange straw that contained meth residue along with a grey hollow BIC ink pen that was fashioned to inhale meth. A smoking device, a silver spoon with heroin residue, and a gold plastic container that contained heroin was also found.
Ridgeway was arrested and is faces charges of possession of meth, possession of a narcotic drug, unlawful possession of a syringe, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
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