Woman arrested after deputy finds methamphetamine

A woman was arrested after a Cole County Deputy found drugs in her car.

The deputy stopped a car in the 7200 block of Highway 50 for speeding at 4 p.m. Sunday.

During the stop, the department K-9, Brava, alerted on the vehicle.

From there, the deputy discovered and seized 1 gram of methamphetamine, $95 in cash, and more than 400 small plastic baggies that are used for distribution.

The female driver was arrested and transported to the Cole County Jail and is awaiting formal charges for Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Distribute.

The car was also seized.