Tuesday, July 25, 2006

McAdoo woman under arrest after traffic stop

A McAdoo woman is under arrest after a traffic stop uncovered a cache' of drugs.

43-year-old Barbara Jean Sammond was arrested during a traffic stop in Kline Township, according to the Pottsville Republican.

Sammond was stopped on Route 309 on Sunday evening, because police believed that she didn't have a valid driver's license. They discovered 53-packets of heroin and three bags of marijuana in the car. Police believe that Sammond bought the drugs in neighboring New Jersey.

Sammond was accompanied by an adult and two juveniles when stopped. In addition to the drug charges, she was charged with endangering the welfare of children, and driving with a suspended license. After arraignment, she was taken to Schuylkill County Prison. Police say that additional charges may be filed.


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