Walnut Ridge woman is caught with meth on Christmas

Ashley Stevens (Source: Lawrence County Sheriff's Office)
Ashley Stevens (Source: Lawrence County Sheriff's Office)

LAWRENCE COUNTY, AR (KAIT) –A Walnut Ridge woman is arrested for possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.

Ashley Stevens, 31, was stopped by a Lawrence County deputy for a traffic violation near Walnut Ridge on Christmas Day. After speaking with Stevens, the deputy suspected that Stevens was impaired.

According to the report, the deputy requested Stevens to step out of the vehicle. When he asked her about drug use, Stevens placed her hands in her pockets of her coat and "grasped something."

The deputy asked Stevens to empty her pocket. She pulled out a wooden box containing two syringes, spoons and a glass tube with a clear liquid which tested positive for meth.

Stevens is being held at eh Lawrence County Jail awaiting a bond hearing.

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