CHARLESTON (JG-TC) — A couple of area women were arrested for methamphetamine possession recently, according to city police.
Charleston police reported that Jada J. Abernathy, 29, of Paris was arrested after a traffic stop at 9:16 p.m. Tuesday at the intersection of 20th Street and Kimberly Drive.
Abernathy was in the front passenger seat of the vehicle that was stopped. During the traffic stop, a Charleston police K-9 dog alerted on the vehicle, which resulted in a search of the vehicle, police stated.
The search yielded evidence of meth, cannabis and drug paraphernalia. Police also report that Abernathy allegedly obstructed justice by providing the officer with a false name.
Abernathy was arrested for meth, cannabis and drug paraphernalia possession and obstructing justice.
In a separate incident, Amy L. Evans, 43, of Ashmore was arrested for meth possession after officers responded to a disabled vehicle at 7:34 a.m. Wednesday to the 1600 block of Lincoln Ave, police stated.
When police were handling the call, Evans was arrested. According