A Casper woman has been arrested and booked into jail on recommended charges of Driving While Under The Influence of Meth and for Possession, after police contacted the woman on her way to an Independence Day celebration.
Arrest paperwork says that Lovera K Walker was contacted while sitting behind the wheel of a parked, but running, passenger car on North Jackson street. The contact happened at approximately 9 am on July 4th, 2017.
While speaking to Walker, and two passengers in the vehicle, police say that they could smell the odor of marijuana. The occupants of the vehicle agreed that they could smell the odor as well, but said that it was not from their vehicle.
Police note in an arrest affidavit that Walker was exhibiting physical behavior consistent with an individual on a stimulant like methamphetamine. When questioned, Walker admitted at first to using methamphetamine earlier in the week, but later amended her statement to say that she last used on July 3rd, and had not slept in two days.
Durng a search of Walker’s car, officers found a broken glass pipe, containing suspected methamphetamine residue and a small container containing a substance suspected of being methamphetamine.
Officers conducted several field sobriety tests on Walker, and based on her performance as well as the items found in the vehicle, officers arrested Walker on recommended charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance- Methamphetamine, and Driving While Under the Influence.
Walker was arrested and booked into jail without noted incident.
All of those cited or arrested are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law. Charges are subject to change following official filings from the Natrona County District Attorney’s Office.