Sheriff: Woman hides 24 grams of meth in portable radio

LABADIEVILLE, LA (WVUE) - A Napoleonville woman was arrested Saturday after a traffic stop yielded more than 24 gram of meth hidden in a portable radio, according to Assumption Parish Sheriff Mike Waguespack.

Tammy Lynn Lucas, 38, was booked with possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, third-offense possession of marijuana, speeding, driving left of center and possession of drug paraphernalia.

At about 10:46 a.m., deputies stopped Lucas on La Highway 308. A search of her car turned up a small amount of marijuana and approximately 24.1 grams of methamphetamine with a street value of about $3,400 hidden inside a small portable radio.

Lucas remains jailed in the Assumption Parish Detention Center on a $35,861.50 bond.

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