Woman in park after hours arrested for drugs

Ruston Police arrested a Simsboro woman Thursday after drugs were found in her vehicle in a closed city park.

At about 11:00 p.m., a patrol officer was checking Duncan Park on Arlington Street and saw the woman sitting in a parked vehicle. The officer stopped to advise Stormy Rain Snipe, 24, that all city of Ruston parks close at dark. 

Snipe seemed unusually nervous during the interaction. After further investigation, a prescription pill bottle in someone else’s name was found in Snipe’s purse.

Snipe admitted the pills were not prescribed to her. She was arrested for possession of dextroamphetamine, a Schedule II controlled substance.

Snipe was booked at the Lincoln Parish Detention Center. Bail was set at $2,500.

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