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Stone County woman arrested on charge involving meth

Stone County Sheriff’s Department Sgt. Rick Crome was dispatched to a Westwind Drive residence, Wednesday, Dec. 11, on a call that a woman was screaming.

Upon arrival, it appeared to the officer that no other vehicles were at the residence. Using his spotlight, Crome stated he saw a figure moving within the residence and ordered the subject to come out, according to the affidavit of probable cause for arrest.  

A woman, identified as Regina Thomas (pictured), 40, soon emerged. Crome noticed a white powdery substance on her upper lip and around her left nostril. 

Thomas denied using anything when asked by Crome when she last used. Thomas also stated when asked about the substance on her face that it was “her coke,” according to the affidavit. 

After receiving permission to double-check the residence for other persons, Crome and another deputy entered the home and found a baggie of a crystalline substance, which later tested positive as methamphetamine. 

Thomas was arrested and taken to jail. She is charged with felony possession of a controlled substance.

Image via Stone County Sheriff’s Office

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