DRUG ARREST / RIDGE RD @ I-70 / MONDAY MARCH 29, 2021
On 3/29/2021 at approximately 11:19 PM, a MAPD Officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for a seatbelt violation. Based on observations made, MAPD K9 Unit conducted a scan of the vehicle, resulting in a positive alert for the presence of narcotics. A female passenger in the vehicle, Melinda Blankenship had Methamphetamine and Suboxone on her person. Melinda Blankenship was taken into custody and transported to Carroll County Central Booking for processing.