CIRCLE PINES, Minn. (WCCO) — A woman who Centennial Lakes Police pulled over for driving erratically has been charged after a drug-sniffing dog found methamphetamine hidden inside the woman’s body.
Police pulled 23-year-old Nicole Lynn Denzer, of Circle Pines, over early the morning of Oct. 2 after officers observed her pulling into the median while traveling northbound on Lexington Avenue.READ MORE: Walz To Announce 70% Of Minnesotans 65+ Will Receive Vaccine Before Expanding Eligibility
According to the criminal complaint, Denzer was arrested on the spot for possession of a controlled substance.READ MORE: Walk Like A Penguin: How To Avoid Falling During Refreeze
However, when she was taken to Anoka County Jail, a drug-sniffing canine performing a search of the jail’s containment units began closely sniffing Denzer’s crotch, the complaint says.
Denzer told police she was hiding drugs in her vagina, the charges state, and pulled out a clear plastic bag containing 17 grams of methamphetamine and a pipe.MORE NEWS: Operation Safety Net: Minneapolis Leaders Give Update On Chauvin Trial Preps
She has been charged with second-degree possession of a controlled substance and with introducing drug contraband into a jail.