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Traffic stop leads to drug arrest

A traffic stop in Decatur leads to drug arrest.

Posted: Jul. 30, 2018 1:05 PM

A Decatur officer stopped a speeding vehicle on Beltline Road in Decatur, early Monday morning. The driver was identified as Ruth Easter.

The officer conducted a search of the vehicle and found Easter to be in possession of cocaine, heroin, marijuana, suboxone, alprazolam, clonazepam, vyvanse, drug paraphernalia, and a prescription drug without a valid prescription.

Easter was placed under arrest and transported to the Morgan County Jail. She was booked for four counts of possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana in the second degree, illegal possession of a prescription drug, possession of drug paraphernalia, speeding and not using a turn signal.

She is being held at the Morgan County Jail on a $5,500 bond.

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