Trespasser found with drugs

Ruston Police arrested a local woman Friday morning after responding to a disturbance call at a South Farmerville Street residence.

Responding officers found Ameka D. Thompson, 53, at the home. Thompson had been barred previously from returning to the location. She was arrested for entering premises after being forbidden (trespassing). 

A bag she was carrying was searched and two glass pipes typically used to smoke drugs and a bag of suspected crack cocaine were found inside.

Thompson was booked at the Lincoln Parish Detention Center for the trespassing charge, possession of cocaine, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Bail was set at $13,000. 

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