GREENSBURG — A Greensburg woman was arrested on Friday night at her place of employment in Greensburg on multiple warrants. Upon arrival at the Decatur County Jail, Amy Hicks, 49, was found to be allegedly holding substances consistent with methamphetamine.
Hicks was searched and found to be holding three plastic baggies in her left sock containing a white crystalline substance, according to police reports.
Following this, officers returned to her place of employment to do a search of Hicks’ personal items and to recover them. Contained in Hicks’ jacket was foil containing a crystalline substance and a green ink pen tube with powder residue, according to reports.
With a history of methamphetamine arrests, Hicks’ was placed under arrest with the charges of trafficking with an inmate, a level 5 felony, and possession of methamphetamine, a level 6 felony.
Hicks appeared in court via video link from the Decatur County Jail on Tuesday and the court entered a preliminary plea of not guilty.
A court date was set for Jan. 23, 2017 at 9 a.m., coinciding with a prior court date for other methamphetamine charges stemming from a September 2016 arrest.
Hicks posted a $755 bond from that arrest.
On Tuesday a $5,000 cash bond was set. Hicks remained at the jail as of press time Tuesday.