Date: August 2, 2019
RURAL AREA PATROLS LEAD TO ARREST OF NEW BLOOMFIELD RESIDENT FOR METH
Arrested person information:
Elizabeth Smith, 17, of New Bloomfield
On August 1, 2019, at approximately 6:21 PM, a Callaway County Sheriff’s Office deputy was proactively patrolling County Road 304. During the course of the proactive patrol, the deputy conducted a traffic stop reference a vehicle registration violation. A vehicle passenger was identified as Elizabeth Smith, 17, of New Bloomfield. Smith was found to be in possession of methamphetamine, scheduled controlled substances (pills), and a firearm.
Smith was arrested and transported to the Callaway County Jail where she was booked/processed for probable cause offenses of felony Possession of a Controlled Substance (two counts) and Unlawful Use of a Firearm. Smith was later released on a summons pending Court appearance.
NO FURTHER INFORMATION WILL BE RELEASED AT THIS TIME.
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