A Yuma woman was arrested early Wednesday after police allegedly found about $1,000 worth of crystal methamphetamine hidden in the truck she was driving.
At about 12:27 a.m., officers with the Yuma Police Department’s Crime Suppression Unit performed a traffic stop on a Dodge pickup driven by 35-year-old Kelly Ann Oliver in the 300 Block of East 24th Street for an alleged civil traffic violation.
Officers speaking to Oliver became suspicious because they said she was exhibiting nervous behavior. They then requested the assistance of a police dog to search the vehicle’s exterior.
A canine team from the US Border Patrol responded, and agents inspected the vehicle with the dog. The dog then indicated the possible presence of contraband inside the vehicle.
The Border Patrol and YPD provide mutual aid to each other with their respective K9 units when needed, police said.
Officers then searched the inside of the truck and reported finding about 28.1 grams of meth and related drug paraphernalia.
Oliver was arrested and booked into Yuma County Jail. She faces possible charges including possession of dangerous drugs for sale, transportation of dangerous drugs for sale, possession of drug paraphernalia and driving on a suspended license.