TROY, MI – While on Evanswood Road, West of John R Road, on February 4th, 2017, at approximnately 2:04 a.m., Troy Police Officers initiated a traffic stop on a red 2015 Chrysler 200 that was being driven erratically.
The officers spoke with the driver, a 21-year-old female out of Troy, and noted there was an odor of intoxicants emanating from inside the vehicle. When asked, the driver admitted to having consumed one drink of alcohol while at a drinking establishment in Troy.
The driver was asked to perform several sobriety evaluations to which she did but the officers noted that she performed poorly. She submitted to a Preliminary Breath Test with a result of .000%. The vehicle was searched and officers located the driver’s purse on the driver’s side floorboard. Inside was an opened wallet that contained a needle and suspected heroin packaging. The substance in the packaging was field tested with a narcotics test kit with the officers receiving a positive reaction for the presence of heroin.
The driver was arrested and transported to the Troy Police Lock-up Facility where she was read her Chemical Test Rights and she agreed to take a Blood Test. Ambulance Personnel arrived but were unable to draw her blood.
A search warrant for a Blood Test was drafted and signed by a local magistrate. The search warrant was executed and her blood was drawn at a local hospital. While being processed at the Lock-up Facility, the suspect admitted that she had four Tramadol Pills in her pill organizer that weren’t hers which were recovered by the officers.
She was charged with Possession of Heroin, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Illegal Possession of Narcotic Medication, and Operating a Motor Vehicle While Under the Influence of Narcotics pending laboratory results.