Woman unloads foil and syringes at jail
A woman decided against trying to bring contraband into the Pasco jail with her as she was being booked into the facility Thursday night, deputies said, and unloaded drugs and paraphernalia from on — and in — her person.
According to the Pasco Sheriff’s Office, Sherese Hutchinson removed “several bags” of methamphetamine, a spoon and syringes, as well as a ball of tin foil. Hutchinson, 27, of Tampa had been a passenger in a car that was pulled over on a traffic stop in Zephyrhills about 9 p.m. and was “nervous, breathing heavily and refusing to sit still,” a report states. A deputy found a container of methamphetamine in her pocketbook, authorities said.
Hutchinson previously served time in prison for credit card fraud and possession of methamphetamine, according to the Department of Corrections.
She is charged with giving false identification to law enforcement officers, possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia, and failing to appear in court on previous charges. She was in the county jail Friday in lieu of $8,339 bail.