Needles, CA: Deputy arrested a suspect for child endangerment and transportation of a controlled substance.
According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station, at approximately 9:04am PT on Friday, July 6th, 2018, Thomas was contacted on the 2500 block of Pashard Street in Needles, California and found to have a suspended driver’s license and is currently on probation for possession of stolen property.
While conducting a probation search of Thomas’ vehicle, Deputy Hernandez found a metal container under the passenger’s seat, where 43 year old Paula McDow from Mohave Valley, Arizona had been sitting.
Inside the metal container was approximately one ounce of methamphetamine and eight grams of heroin.
An eighth ounce of methamphetamine and one gram of heroin was also found in McDow’s child’s bag.
McDow was taken into police custody without incident and transpor ted to the Colorado River Station Jail in Needles, California, where she was booked for transportation of a controlled substance for sale and child endangerment.
McDow is currently being held on $100,000.00 bail, pending a court hearing.
Female arrested in Needles for transportation of a controlled substance and child endangerment when suspected methamphetamine and heroin are found in her vehicle. Press release is forthcoming. #NeedlesCA #drugs #arrest pic.twitter.com/qrX0So01xq
— SBCSD Colorado River (@CORiverStation) July 6, 2018
The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station posted a picture of the drugs on their official Twitter page.
The investigation is ongoing and anyone with additional information regarding this investigation is urged to contact the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station at: 1 (760) 326-9200.
Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call We-Tip Hotline at: 1 (800) 78-CRIME (27463), or you may leave information on the We-Tip Hotline at: http://www.wetip.com
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