Crime news out of Lebanon, New Hampshire as a woman was arrested on two felony counts for drug possession.
According to a press release from Lebanon Police, around 1:15 Wednesday morning, officers pulled over 31-year old Shannon Lundy of Franklin on Interstate 89 for speeding. During the traffic stop, officers detected signs of possible drug use.
An investigation of the vehicle yielded both methamphetamine and buprenorphine, a pain reliever, in Lundy’s possession. As a result, she was arrested on two counts of Possession of a Narcotic Drug, both of which are Class B Felonies.
Lundy was held on cash bail and was arraigned this morning in the 2nd Circuit Court, Lebanon District where she was issued a continuance of the bail in the amount of $2,500 cash bail or surety.
Wednesday’s arrest comes after a drug bust of a meth lab in Lebanon late last week, involving a North Carolina man and a Sharon Vermont woman.
Officials have noted that the use of methamphetamine, or meth, is on the rise in New Hampshire and police are actively working to combat the drug’s prevalence.