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Sheriff: Inmate found with $1,900 worth of meth in her pants

Amie Eggers-Long (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office) Amie Eggers-Long (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)
JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - A Jonesboro woman already in jail on numerous charges, including criminal trespassing and possession of drug paraphernalia, faces even more time behind bars after investigators say they found $1,900 worth of meth in her pants.

On Monday, Craighead County District Judge Keith Blackman found probable cause to charge Amie Dawn Eggers-Long, 30, with possession of methamphetamine and furnishing prohibited articles.

According to the incident report, on Saturday an officer at the Craighead County Detention Center--where Eggers-Long has been incarcerated since August 8--reported finding a “large amount of suspected methamphetamine (ICE)” valued at $1,900 in two small plastic bags hidden inside her pants.

During questioning, Eggers-Long reportedly claimed another woman in her unit “gave her the methamphetamine.”

When pressed to identify the other woman, Eggers-Long told investigators she did not know the woman but that she had already been released from the jail.

Eggers-Long told investigators approximately 3 ounces of meth had been brought into the unit about a month ago, the report stated.

She reportedly did not know who brought the drugs into the jail.

Eggers-Long remains in the CCDC in lieu of $10,000 bond for the latest charges.

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