WASHINGTON COUNTY, VA (WJHL) – Deputies in southwest Virginia say they arrested a woman on Christmas Day after they received a call about an attempted break-in at a home on Reedy Creek Road in Washington County.
When deputies arrived, the victim followed the suspects’ pickup to another driveway and blocked them – to keep them from leaving.
Deputies arrived to the neighborhood to find the victim, blocking the suspects in a driveway. At that time, a male suspect ran away. According to deputies, the pickup truck was driven by 37-year-old Chrystal Joan Younce.
Officers said they searched the truck and found multiple pry bars, a pill, needles and a firearm.
Younce was arrested and taken to the regional jail. Deputies say while she was being booked into the jail, they found a bag of methamphetamine concealed in her clothing.
Younce is charged with possession of methamphetamine, possession of a firearm while in possession of methamphetamine, bringing an illegal substance into the jail, possession of stolen items valued above $200, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
She is being held without bond.
Deputes say more charges could be pending concerning the stolen truck and another burglary case.