Southern Ill. woman arrested on marijuana charges

SALINE COUNTY, IL (KFVS) - A Carrier Mills woman is facing drug charges after a traffic stop on Monday, November 28.

According to a report from Illinois State Police, the arrest happened around 10:30 Monday in Saline County.

Troopers say Morgan Joy Ozment, 29, of Carrier Mills was arrested and charged with possession of cannabis, operating an uninsured motor vehicle and expired registration plates.

After stopping Ozment's car because of expired plates, troopers say they detected the presence of suspected cannabis inside her car.  A K-9 unit was called to the scene and troopers say a search produced two bags of suspected cannabis.

Ozment was taken to the Saline County Jail, where she posted $150 cash bond. She was released pending a court appearance.

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