Independence County woman arrested and charged in circuit court drug possession

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An Independence County woman has been arrested and charged in Circuit Court after being caught in possession of methamphetamine.

Dillon Sallas, a Batesville Police Department Narcotics Officer, made a traffic stop on White Drive, Tuesday night after a violation was made by the driver.

The driver, Rochelle Morris, 62, and passengers were acting suspicious which caused Sallas to investigate and find a small glass jar from Morris’ purse that contained methamphetamine.

 Morris was placed under arrest and charged with a felony drug charge. Her bond was set at $5,000.

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