SYRACUSE — A Syracuse woman is facing drug charges after a domestic battery incident led to police being dispatched to her residence.
Kimberly J. Brennaman, 35, 609 S. Poplar Drive, Syracuse, is being charged with possession of methamphetamine, a level 6 felony; possession of marijuana, a class B misdemeanor; and possession of paraphernalia, a class C misdemeanor.
According to the affidavit of probable cause, on July 8 officers with the Syracuse Police Department responded to a report of a physical altercation. The woman who placed the 911 call was identified as Kimberly Brennaman. Her husband was also at the residence.
An officer took Kimberly J. Brennaman into the bedroom to interview her on the events that occurred. Upon entering the bedroom, the officer observed a glass smoking pipe that contained a leafy, green substance. She took full responsibility for the glass pipe and green, leafy substance.
According to court documents, Kimberly J. Brennaman stated she was at The Frog Tavern with a friend when her husband arrived and a verbal argument began. She advised she was in her vehicle when her husband pushed her out of the vehicle by placing his hand on her neck. She reported pain in her neck.
She stated she returned home and was in the bedroom when her husband returned to the residence. According to her, a verbal altercation started in the bedroom. She said she was attempting to leave the room when she tripped and fell. She stated that her husband then got on top of her and began pushing her head against the wall and yelling at her. Officers observed what appeared to be a make-up smear and eyebrow print on the wall. She stated she was in fear of her husband.
Her husband instructed police officers to check a purse that he said belonged to his wife. He informed officers that drugs would be found in the purse. When police conducted a search of the purse, they located two plastic bags containing a white crystal-like substance. The substance field-tested positive for methamphetamine. Officers also discovered a plastic bag containing a leafy, green substance that field-tested positive for marijuana and multiple glass pipes.
A minor child was reportedly at the residence when the husband touched Kimberly J. Brennaman in a rude, insolent or angry manner.
She was booked in the Kosciusko County Jail on Thursday, Aug. 16, on a $5,250 surety and cash bond.