An Arkansas girl has been arrested after a police officer discovered her carrying a small bag of methamphetamine in her hair which was disguised as a bow.
Jessica Bernice Kropp, 38, is accused of a string of offenses after she was pulled over in her car on Industrial Road within the city of Flippin on September 24.
Flippin police officer Kenneth Looney stated he noticed a Dodge Neon driving out of a storage unit enterprise which had an expired registration.
According to an affidavit, seen by The Baxter Bulletin, Kropp initially refused to drag over when requested by the officer and continued to drive spherical a close-by neighborhood earlier than finally coming to a cease.
She then knowledgeable Looney that her driving license was at present suspended. She additionally stated she didn’t have insurance coverage and didn’t know the place the registration for the car she was driving was as a result of she was borrowing the automobile.
The officer then discovered that Kropp had 5 legitimate warrants out for her arrest throughout a number of counties and cities; 4 for failure to look and one for failure to pay fines. Looney then knowledgeable Kropp she was beneath arrest and ordered her out of the automobile.
After she bought out, Looney stated he seen a bow within the suspect’s hair that “appeared to be a small, zip-locked bag containing a white crystal-like substance of suspected methamphetamine,” the affidavit states.
“I said ‘Are you serious?’ She said ‘What,’ I said ‘You have a bow in your hair made from a bag of meth,'” Looney wrote within the arrest report. “She said ‘(expletive deleted), ‘I didn’t know that was there, someone else put that there and I didn’t know what it was.'”
Looney then requested if Kropp had some other unlawful gadgets in her possession. Upon a search of her purse, he discovered a number of extra baggage of meth and different paraphernalia, in addition to one vape pen containing THC oil and one other loaded with THC oil and meth.
The officer advised Kropp that he would solely cost her with one depend of drug paraphernalia possession regardless of all of the gadgets she had on her as a result of she was being cooperative.
The officer additionally stated he wouldn’t tow the automobile as a result of she hadn’t hindered his search after she allegedly “begged” him not to take action.
Kropp was later charged with a failure to look misdemeanor, possession of meth with intent to ship, possession of drug paraphernalia, driving on a suspended license and no legal responsibility insurance coverage.
Online records present that she is at present being held at Marion County jail in lieu of a $22,530 bond.