On 10/09/2016 A Bates County Deputy was dispatched to Pumpin’ Petes in Rich Hill. The reporting party stated there was an adult female acting in a suspicious manner.
Once on scene the Deputy observed the female in the store acting very strange, and appeared to be under the influence of Narcotics.
The female had also left a small juvenile child in her vehicle. The Deputy conducted a search of the vehicle and located a small amount of methamphetamine.
The adult female was arrested and transported to the Bates County Jail.
Charges are pending at this time and will be released when more information is available.
The juvenile child was placed into a safe environment.