Drugs found on traffic stop

Ruston Police arrested a Ruston woman Saturday evening after drugs were found on a traffic stop.

Angela C Thomas, 56, what stop for improper playing usage on Mills Avenue about 7:30 p.m. last Saturday. The officer saw two open alcohol containers in the center console.  In the course of the investigation, Thomas was searched, and a bag of suspected crack cocaine and a glass pipe used for smoking were discovered in her sock. Another glass smoking pipe was found in a cigarette pack in her purse as well as other paraphernalia used for smoking controlled substances.

Thomas was arrested and booked at the Lincoln Parish Detention Center for possession of cocaine and possession of drug paraphernalia

Bail was set at $7,500.

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