Paris woman facing drug charges in Charleston


CHARLESTON, Ill. (WAND) – A woman is charged with possessing meth and marijuana after a traffic stop in Charleston.

29-year-old Jada Abernathy of Paris was arrested Tuesday evening after being stopped at 20th St. and Kimberly Drive.

Officers said a K-9 alerted on the vehicle. Inside, police said they found methamphetamine, cannabis, and drug paraphernalia. She is also charged with obstructing justice for allegedly giving officers a fake name.

Abernathy was taken to the Coles County Safety and Detention Center.

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