Woman arrested at Pizza Hut for meth

Staff report

A woman was arrested in the Pizza Hut parking lot on Sunday afternoon on methamphetamine charges.

On Sunday, Dec. 27, 2015, the Russellville Police Department was informed by a concerned citizen that a female subject was exhibiting strange movement and behaviors while parked in a red Mitsubishi Eclipse at the Pizza Hutt on North Main Street.

The Russellville Police Department, assisted by the Logan County Sheriffs Department, arrived on scene and made contact with the female, who was identified as Deborah Ewing, of Russellville.

Ewing exhibited signs of being under the influence of methamphetamine. During consented search of her vehicle, two glass pipes commonly used to consume methamphetamine were located. Also located in the vehicle was a clear plastic baggie containing white powdery residue, thought to be methamphetamine.

Ewing was arrest on charges of public intoxication by a controlled substance, possession of controlled substance first degree, second offense (methamphetamine) and possession of drug paraphernalia. She was lodged in the Logan County Detention Center.

Evidence has been sent to Kentucky State Police labs for further analysis. The investigating officer is Greg Bellar of the Russellville Police Department.

Staff report

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