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Friday, May 22, 2020, Atoka Police Officer Jedediah Griffith observed a yellow 2004 Ford Mustang traveling north on Highway 69 with a windshield busted in multiple places.
Officer Griffith made contact with the Mustang’s three occupants; driver, Laura Self, ?, of ?, and passengers Tyler Powell, and Crystal Reynolds, 23, of Atoka.
Self advised the officer that her license was suspended, but provided a valid insurance card. Reynolds and Powell also told Officer Griffith that their licenses were suspended as well.
Officer Griffith checked Self’s information and it was determined she had an outstanding warrant in Atoka County. Self was placed under arrest for defective equipment and operating a motor vehicle while license suspended.
When Self exited the Mustang, Officer Griffith detected the odor of marijuana. The passengers were asked to exit the vehicle. Powell was searched, but had no weapons or drugs on his person.
Reynolds was asked if she had any marijuana on her person. She told Officer Griffith she had some in her bra. Reynolds retrieved a glass smoking pipe with a burnt residue, a grey container with 16 grams of a green leafy substance that field tested positive for marijuana, and a piece of white plastic containing one gram of a crystal substance that tested positive for methamphetamine from her bra.
Reynolds was placed under arrest for possession of a controlled dangerous substance, possession of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Self and Reynolds were transferred to the Atoka County Jail. The vehicle was released to a licensed driver.