Absconder stopped with drugs and without license, report says

JONESBORO, Ark. – A woman found herself in trouble with police after an investigator driving by her recognized her for having a suspended license.

At about 8:30 p.m. on Friday night, Investigator Bryan Bailey with Jonesboro Police Department noticed a blue 2012 Ford F-150 XLT driven by Latisha Hall, 30, of Jonesboro. Bailey said he knew Hall had a suspended driver’s license. He also reported knowing she had absconded on her felony probation. He initiated a traffic stop at Warner and Witt.

Hall was placed into custody without incident. Bailey searched the vehicle, due to her being on probation, and located a small plastic bag containing crystal meth. Two Xanax bars were alco located along with an Alprazolam pill.

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The suspect faces charges including felony absconding and possession of meth, and misdemeanor possession of a schedule IV or V substance, driving with a suspended license, and no proof of liability insurance. She was transported to the Craighead County Detention Center.

She remains incarcerated as of Monday afternoon at 12:30 p.m.

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