Woman arrested on meth charge


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Jessica Ford


A Pineville woman was arrested Wednesday after a call into Bell County Dispatch about an unruly female.

According to a press release from the Bell County Sheriff’s Office, a call came in at 8:45 p.m. about an unruly female, possibly armed with a knife.

Before responding to the scene at Williams Branch, Bell County Deputy Jared Smith confirmed through dispatch that the woman, identified as Jessica Ford, 35, of Pineville, had two active warrants.

According to the release, once on scene Smith located Ford inside the residence. She allegedly appeared to be under the influence of methamphetamine. The release states that Smith conducted a search incident to arrest, finding that Ford “had on her person a syringe and two small plastic baggies containing a crystal rock substance believed to be methamphetamine.”

Ford was lodged in the Bell County Detention Center and was charged with first-degree possession of controlled substance, first offense (methamphetamine) and buying/possessing drug paraphernalia. She was also served two outstanding bench warrants for shoplifting and criminal trespassing.

Sheriff Mitch Williams also assisted at the scene.

Jessica Ford
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