A Booneville woman has been charged with possession of methamphetamine or cocaine with purpose to deliver in connection with alleged drugs received through the U.S. Postal Service.
According to an arrest warrant affidavit for Laren K. Adams, 36, on Dec. 1, the 15th Judicial District Drug Task Force was notified of a suspected package that was addressed to a Grissom Place address.
A K9 officer was utilized on the package in Little Rock, according to the affidavit, and a postal inspector obtained a search warrant was executed on the package at the Booneville Police Department on Dec. 13, wherein was found a children’s book and a small baggie containing a white crystal substance which tested positive for the presence of methamphetamine.
Court documents indicate the amount of the substance was greater than or equal to two grams.
The package was delivered the same day and was accepted by Adams, following which a search warrant was executed at the address.
The package was found in a child’s bedroom on a bottom bunk, the affidavit states.
Adams was taken into custody without incident at the residence and four children, age 18 months to 15-years old were taken into Department of Human Service custody.
The charge against Adams is a Class B felony.