SILVER LAKE — Police responding to a report of a woman hiding in some bushes ended up giving that woman a ride to the county jail on drug-related charges.
April Renee Fuller, 36, is charged with possession of a syringe and possession of a narcotic drug, both level 6 felonies; and possession of a schedule V controlled substance, a class A misdemeanor.
According to a report from Claypool police, an officer responded to a complaint on June 21 of a suspicious woman hiding in the bushes near Silver Lake. Police approached the woman, identified as Fuller, who told the officer she had been out walking when she became dizzy and had to sit down.
According to the affidavit of probable cause, Fuller accepted an offer of a ride from police and when asked permission to have her person searched for officer safety, agreed.
In Fuller’s purse, police found a syringe containing a brown-colored residue that police say field tested positive as heroin.
Also in Fuller’s purse, police reported finding 11 Gabapentin pills, for which Fuller possessed without a prescription.
Fuller was booked in the Kosciusko County Jail on $5,250 surety and cash bond an is due in Kosciusko County Circuit Court on July 18 at 8:15 a.m. for a preliminary hearing.