K-9 Search Leads to Meth Arrest of Edina Woman in Moniteau County
On Monday, Moniteau County Sheriff's deputies conducted a vehicle stop in California for a registration violation.
A computer check revealed that the driver was operating the car on a suspended license.
Consent to search was denied by the driver. Deputies then requested a K-9 Mizzou to respond to the location to check the vehicle. The dog gave a positive alert for drugs inside the vehicle, according to a report by Moniteau County Sheriff Tony Wheatley.
A subsequent search of the car revealed items commonly used in the consumption of a controlled substance, as well as the odor of marijuana.
Deputies then located methamphetamine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia. The report stated that the passenger attempted to hide items on their person. The passenger, identified as 44-year-old Kami L. Hubbard of Edina, was taken into custody and charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance (meth). Her bond was set at $25,000.