Location: 32000 block of R160, Ivanhoe

Incident Date: 11-8-14

Incident Time: 1900

Case Number: 14-14084

Victim: State of California

Posted by: Media Relations

Narrative and Suspects: Suspect – Laura Araiza, 33yrs

On Saturday, 11/08/2014 at approximately 1900 hours, a Deputy conducted a traffic stop in the 32000 block of R160 in Ivanhoe for a routine traffic violation.  During the traffic stop a clear plastic bag containing a white crystalline substance was observed in plain sight next to the driver. The driver, Laura Araiza was detained without incident. A glass pipe commonly used to smoke controlled substances was also located within reach of the driver. 

The substance was field tested, weighed, and found to be positive for 4.6 grams methamphetamine. Due to the quantity being more than a personal use amount the suspect was booked at the detention facility for transportation of a controlled substance.