Deputy finds drugs on stop

An Arkansas woman was arrested on drug and traffic charges after a Lincoln Parish deputy stopped her Sunday night.

Deputy J. Marshall observed a vehicle without a license plate on La. Highway 33 about 7:30 p.m. Sunday night. The driver, Janna Lea Davis, 48, of Jacksonville, Ark. said she just bought the car and had not registered it or obtained insurance. Deputy Marshall also saw the inspection sticker was expired.

During a search of the car, the deputy found two plastic baggies of suspected methamphetamine, a hydrochlorothiazide tablet, and two syringes. Davis said the contents of the bags was “meth” and admitted it was hers.

Davis was arrested and booked at the Lincoln Parish Detention Center for possession of methamphetamine, possession of a legend drug, possession of drug paraphernalia, no license plate, no liability insurance, and expired inspection sticker.

Bail was set at $11,500.

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