WARSAW — A Syracuse woman was arrested for theft when police also found methamphetamine.
Beth Nicole Davis, 25, 706 Thwaits Court, Syracuse, was arrested on Sept. 11 and is being charged for possession of methamphetamine, a level 6 felony; possession of a syringe, a level 6 felony; theft, a class a misdemeanor; and a level 6 felony sentence enhancement.
According to the affidavit of probable cause, officers with the Warsaw Police Department responded to a theft at Walmart.
Officers arrived and spoke to Walmart loss prevention who advised she had seen Davis conceal Pringles chips in her bag and attempt to leave the store. When loss prevention stopped Davis, she handed over her bag containing stolen shorts, Pringles, Mountain Dew and a peg bag.
Officers arrested Davis and searched her purse. They found two syringes and a red/white cut plastic straw that tested positive for meth. Davis then advised that she had a small bag of narcotics and a syringe in her undergarments.
At the jail, four plastic baggies and a syringe were recovered from Davis’s undergarments. One bag contained a white substance that tested positive for meth. Another bag contained plant material identified as marijuana. One bag contained a white pill identified as trazodone, a legend drug. One bag contained an orange pill identified as amphetamine/dextroamphetamine, a schedule II controlled substance.
Davis was previously convicted of theft on Jan. 11 and was out on probation.
Davis is being held at the Kosciusko County Jail on three charges with no bond and and one charge with a bond of $5,250 surety and cash.