The driver of the vehicle advised the Deputy she had two needles in her purse that she used for meth. During the Deputy’s search of her purse he located a tablespoon that had a white crystal substance on it and the two needles. The driver was placed on a 24 hour investigative hold.
Both subjects were transported to the Bates County Jail.
The driver of this vehicle, identified as Tricia Werneke, was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance except 35 grams or less of Marijuana/Synthetic Cannabinoid. Her bond was set at $10000.00 cash or surety. Werneke is currently being held in the Bates County Jail.