Arnold Police arrested a 38-year-old De Soto woman on outstanding warrants, and while they were booking her, officers allegedly found her with methamphetamine. She was arrested during a traffic stop in the 2600 block of the West Outer Road, Arnold Police reported.
She was driving a 2004 Ford Mustang that did not have license plates and was pulled over at 12:54 p.m. Feb. 24. The woman allegedly tried to hide her identity, but police determined who she was and that she was wanted on warrants from St. Louis County Police for providing false information, stealing, shoplifting and driving with a revoked license, the report said.
The woman was arrested and taken to the Police Station, where she reportedly was found with drug paraphernalia and a bag containing a crystal-like substance believed to be meth. Officers also allegedly found her with a purse that contained someone else’s driver’s license, and that purse had been reported stolen in Arnold. The woman did not use the stolen license when police asked her to identify herself, according to the report.
She was booked and held for St. Louis County Police. Depending on the drug analysis, Arnold Police will seek charges against the woman through the Jefferson County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for possession of a controlled substance, drug paraphernalia and stolen property and for providing false information, Capt. Rich Shular said.