JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - A Jonesboro woman looking for her pack of cigarettes instead found drugs and a loaded handgun.
Just after 7 a.m. Tuesday Officer Gary Jackson was called to an apartment in the 600-block of East Alpine.
The 53-year-old caller told Jackson she stepped outside to smoke a cigarette and lifted the lid of the barbecue grill where she keeps her cigarettes and lighter.
Instead of smokes, she reportedly found a plastic grocery bag containing a gun and Frito corn chip bag containing drugs.
According to the incident report, the gun was a fully loaded 9mm semi-automatic Beretta handgun.
Inside the corn chip bag, the officer found a bag containing 1.3 ounces of marijuana, a small baggie containing 1.7 grams of cocaine and another plastic baggie containing 4 bars of Xanax.
Jackson collected all of the drugs and the firearm and took them to the Evidence Room at the Jonesboro Police Department.
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