kara richards

MATTOON, Ill. (WAND) - A Mattoon woman is facing charges for meth possession and resisting police.

Kara Richards, 41, was arrested at 9:30 a.m. Thursday in the 100 block of S. 17th St.

Officers said they had stopped her for a traffic stop when they found meth on her.

Police said she resisted them while they were trying to handcuff her.

Richards was taken to the Coles County Jail.