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Pleasant Plains woman charged after speeding stop

A Pleasant Plains woman found herself with multiple charges after a stop for speeding.

Aislinn W. Depriest, 25, of Pleasant Plains was arrested after Independence County Sheriff Deputy John Marlow stopped a vehicle she was driving, according to documents filed in Independence County Circuit Court. Depriest had been speeding — 80 m.p.h. in a 60 m.p.h. zone.

Marlow found that Depriest had a warrant out of Bald Knob and was driving on a suspended driver’s license. Marlow said during a vehicle inventory, he found a white crystalline substance that tested positive as meth.

Depriest is charged with felony possession of a controlled substance and misdemeanor charges of fleeing, speeding, driving on a suspended driver’s license, careless driving, and failure to pay registration fees.

Depriest’s bond was set at $5,000.

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