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Meth Seized During Traffic Stop in Rochester

Jennifer Tucker Photo: Olmsted County Adult Detention Center. Jennifer Tucker

July 17, 2018 12:22 PM

(ABC 6 News) -  An Elgin woman is in custody after being pulled over in Rochester.

On Monday just before 11 p.m., a deputy patrolling near 12th Street SW reportedly noticed a 2016 Nissan Maxima that cut across several lanes of traffic … only to come to a stop at a green light.

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The deputy conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle at 2nd Avenue and 16th Street SW. After speaking with the woman, he determined she appeared to be under the influence of a controlled substance. A field sobriety test was conducted, and the woman admitted she had a drug pipe hidden under her bra. The deputy asked her to remove the pipe and placed her under arrest.

After searching her vehicle, the deputy reportedly found a scale, empty Ziploc bags and three baggies of meth; amounting to 17.26 grams.

The Olmsted County Sheriff’s Office is awaiting results from the woman’s blood test.  

Jenifer Tucker is facing charges of first degree controlled substance sales, third-degree possession of a controlled substance and driving after revocation. 
 

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