Police arrest woman with drugs

By Bonnie Culverhouse

Minden Police have arrested a Gibsland woman on multiple drug charges following a traffic accident.

Savannah Driggers, 28, is charged with hit and run, two counts of possession of Sch. IV, two counts of possession of Marijuana and Ecstasy, three counts of possession of drug paraphernalia, introducing contraband into a holding facility, possession of CDS in presence of a juvenile and obstruction of justice.

Police Chief Steve Cropper said Driggers and her two small children were involved in a traffic accident on Homer Road Monday afternoon.

“She fled the scene and her vehicle began to smoke, so she stopped near Victory Park,” Cropper said. “When the officer arrived, he searched her vehicle and property, which yielded four Tramadol pills mixed with her Adderall, nine Ecstasy pills in her purse, one broken Xanax in a plastic case and a used pipe.”

An empty case typically used to house materials for consuming CDS reportedly was located but empty.

“While traveling to the PD, Driggers was noticed reaching into her clothing, near her rear waist band,” Cropper said. “She produced a bag of Marijuana weighing 2.8 grams.”

A metal tool was reportedly found on the seat.

“It appeared to be a tool commonly used as a push rod for smoking illegal drugs,” said the chief. “After being brought to the PD and given multiple opportunities to produce further evidence, Driggers was searched prior to cell entry and a used Meth pipe was removed from her clothing.”

*Arrests are public record.