Police: Woman had drugs hidden "inside her genitals"

CARUTHERSVILLE, MO (KAIT) – The Caruthersville Police Department is charging a woman with two violations following a traffic stop at 6th street and Trumann Boulevard.

According to police, a 24-year-old white female was arrested after police found half a Hydrocodone pill in her pocket. After the woman was taken to the Pemiscot County Jail, a cavity search performed by a female officer revealed more contraband.

"During the search, a plastic baggy containing a blue powdered substance was located inside her genitals," said a Caruthersville Police Department representative.

The woman was jailed for possession of a controlled substance and introduction of a controlled substance into a correctional facility.

The woman's name was withheld pending the filing of formal charges.

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