On Aug. 1, police stopped Petra Asucena Lozano Rodriguez, 30, for an alleged light law violation and learned she had been driving on a suspended license.
As they arrested her, police found that she had a small amount of money and one of the bills had a white powdery residue that she admitted was meth, police said in a news release. Searching her vehicle, police found clear bag containing 14.7 ounces of meth and a set of digital scales.
Rodriguez was charged with possession with methamphetamine with intent to distribute within 1,000 ft of a school, possession of drug paraphernalia, driving with a suspended driver license and expired registration. She was held in the Sullivan County Jail.
Police seized both the vehicle and the drugs as evidence.
Polic said the investigation was on-going and asked anyone with information about the case to call 423-764-TIPS (8477).