Calcasieu Parish officials arrest Lafayette woman in I-10 drug bust

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Thursday, April 25, 2013 - 1:00am

A Lafayette woman has been arrested after a routine trafic stop led to her being charged with multiple drug offenses.

On April 22 at approximately 7:30 p.m. a Calcasieu Parish Combined Anti-Drug Task Force (C.A.T. Team) detective pulled over a car traveling eastbound on I-10 between Vinton and Sulphur for a traffic violation.

When the detective spoke with the driver, Emily T. Wallace, 31, of Lafayette, he detected a strong odor of burnt marijuana coming from inside the car.

During a subsequent search of the car, the official recovered a can with a screw type false bottom, containing approximately 2 ounces of methamphetamine.

He also recovered a small bag on her person containing approximately 2 ounces of methamphetamine, and 2 partially burnt marijuana cigarettes, along with a spoon, and a syringe from inside the car.

Wallace was charged with Possession of CDS II (meth); Possession of CDS I (marijuana); and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

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