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Charleston woman accused of receiving marijuana by mail

Pamela Foster (Source: Charleston DPS) Pamela Foster (Source: Charleston DPS)

A Charleston woman is accused of receiving a shipment marijuana by mail.

According to Charleston Department of Public Safety, officers were contacted on August 12 by the SEMO Drug Task Force concerning the shipment of illegal drugs by U.S. Mail.

A search warrant was obtained and serviced at a home in the 300 block of Walhausen Street.

After an investigation, Pamela Foster, 34, was taken to the Mississippi County Jail on a charge of distribution of a controlled substance with a $250,000 bond.

According to DPS, she is accused of receiving 19 pounds of marijuana in the mail.

The DPS directors say two juvenile children at the home were turned over to the Division of Family Services.

Sikeston DPS and the Drug Enforcement Administration assisted with the investigation.

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