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: Missing: William Terry, 60, Last Seen In Late November In St. Louis County
According to the criminal complaint, Denzer was arrested on the spot for possession of a controlled substance.READ MORE: St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter Set To Tackle Ambitious Social Agenda In Second Term
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: Pearl Harbor 80th Anniversary: St. Paul Vet Witnessed Attack Firsthand
She has been charged with second-degree possession of a controlled substance and with introducing drug contraband into a jail.