A North Platte woman was arrested Thursday after police searched a local hotel room.
On Thursday afternoon, North Platte police received information that an individual with active warrants was staying at the Fairfield Inn.
Investigator John Deal said officers found the man in a vehicle in the parking lot, and he was taken into custody without incident.
Hotel management told police that the man had rented two rooms and they were preparing to clean them since he wasn’t coming back. Officers accompanied management to the rooms.
The first room was empty, but drug paraphernalia was located inside, Deal said.
A woman was in the second room. She gave a false name, Deal said, but an officer recognized her as Elisha Resler, 36. It was determined that she had outstanding warrants for her arrest.
She was holding a balled-up tissue that she refused to drop when officers tried to arrest her, Deal said. The tissue was seized and officers found multiple plastic baggies inside it with white residue that field-tested positive for methamphetamine.
Officers also located two medications, clonazepam and lorazepam, in the room. Deal said Resler didn’t have a prescription for either.
She was arrested on suspicion of false reporting, possession of methamphetamine and possession of a controlled substance.