Lousy driving lands woman in jail | Crime
Lousy driving landed a woman in jail for possession of drugs.
On Friday night a Baxter County sheriff's deputy stopped a car on State Highway 342 after observing it driving erratically.
The deputy reportedly smelled marijuana and conducted a search of the vehicle.
On the passenger side of the car, where 30-year-old Jessie Dominique Moore was sitting, the deputy reported finding a pack of Kool cigarettes with suspected marijuana and a pipe inside.
Moore was arrested and taken to the Baxter County Detention Center.
While searching her purse, deputies reported finding the following:
- 35 diazepam 10 mg pills (also known as Valium)
- 1 diazepam 1 mg pill
- 13 alprazolam 1 mg pills (also known as Xanax)
- 8 carisoprodo 350 mg pills (muscle relaxants, sold as Soma)
- 3 methylphenidate hydrochloride 10 mg pills (also known as Ritalin, used to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)
According to Baxter County Sheriff John Montgomery, Moore did not have a prescription for any of these drugs.
Moore was charged with:
- Possession of a controlled substance-Class D felony
- Possession of a controlled substance (5 counts)-Class A misdemeanors
- Possession of drug paraphernalia-Class A misdemeanor
- Disorderly conduct-Class C misdemeanor
Moore was released after posting $1,740 bond. She's due in court on May 10.
The male driver, who was not identified, was released.
Photo provided by Baxter County Sheriff's Office