Krista caught with a purse full of narcoticsWednesday, October 23, 2013 by: SooToday.com Staff
30-year-old Krista Merola of 127 Henrietta Street will be appearing in bail court this morning.
Members of the Sault Ste. Marie Drug Enforcement Unit along with officers from Patrol Services conducting a drug investigation located a quantity of narcotics in a purse belonging to the accused.
It is alleged that the accused was in possession of 85 grams of methamphetamine, 71 grams of cocaine and one codeine pill.
The total value of the drugs is estimated at $8,510.
The accused has been charged with one count of one count of possession for the purposes of trafficking in a controlled drug or substance and two counts of possession of a controlled drug or substance.
She will appear in bail court this morning.
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jojoe71 10/23/2013 9:36:52 AM Report
This young entrepreneur's parents must be very proud of their little girl. :(
Tag33&1/3rd 10/23/2013 11:02:16 AM Report
Why is it always 1 codeine pill? Anyone else notice that?
CAMO1 10/23/2013 2:05:37 PM Report
I'd like to know why it was only one count possession for the purpose when she had large amounts of two substances??????
crashed13 10/24/2013 9:37:45 AM Report
I think it's like a bootlegger, they charge him once for selling booze not twice because he sells both beer and wine.