Woman arrested after police find meth in purse

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - A Region 8 woman was arrested after police said her purse contained more than cash and credit cards.

According to a court document, Cheryl L. Sutfin is charged with possession of meth with purpose to deliver and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Jonesboro Police arrested her at a home on the 500 block of E. Johnson Avenue on Tuesday. During a search of that home, police said they methamphetamine, including 1.4 grams in a q-tip container in her purse.

Police said they also found several baggies of meth in a bedroom, which they believe was use to deliver meth and three syringes.

Three others were in the home during the search, they don't face charges related to Sutfin's arrest.

If convicted, she could for three to ten years in prison for possession of meth and up to six years in prison for possession of drug paraphernalia.

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