Jonesboro woman behind bars after police find pills and pistols in home

Patricia West (Source: Greene County Sheriff's Office)
Patricia West (Source: Greene County Sheriff's Office)

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - A Region 8 woman is behind bars on multiple charges after police found drugs and weapons at her home.

According to the Jonesboro Police Department, a search warrant was issued for a home on North Church Street. When Prowl Investigators entered the residence, they found Patricia West and a small child inside the home.

During the investigation, officials found a Christmas gift bag containing a large pill bottle with 129 suspected hydrocodone pills, a white bottle with another 94 suspected hydrocodone pills and a prescription pill bottle with 63 suspected Oxycodone pills. These bottles had the names either torn or scratched off. Another prescription pill bottle with the name Billy W. Fisher was found that contained half of a suspected methadone pill.

After police arrested and questioned West, police continued their search and found another 50 suspected hyrdrocodone pills. Police also found two pistols in the bedroom, one a loaded .38 caliber Rossi pistol and the other an unloaded Glock .27 pistol. Along with the pills and pistols, police found $7,550 in miscellaneous cash in West's purse.

West was transported to the Craighead County Detention Center. She's been charged with delivery of a controlled substance, simultaneous possession of drugs and a firearm, possession of a schedule two controlled substance and possession of a schedule three controlled substance with the purpose to deliver.

All evidence was taken to the Prowl office and logged in.

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