Woman arrested in East Ridge with 70 grams of methamphetamine

Woman arrested in East Ridge with 70 grams of methamphetamine (Photo: MGN)

East Ridge Police say Leslie Leavitt is behind bars after a large amount of methamphetamine was found in her possession.

The East Ridge Police Department says they received a call to the Walmart on 4150 Ringgold Road, and found a woman in a Silver vehicle.

Police say Leavitt was found parked between a normal space and a handicapped parking space. When officers made contact with her, they say her speech was slurred and eyes were bloodshot.

When asked for identification, police say she claimed to not have any with her. They say she gave a fake name, date of birth and social security number.

East Ridge Police say she gave a different last name and social security number, all of which was fake.

Leavitt was placed in custody on multiple charges, and was wanted by US Marshalls Office.

When police checked the vehicle, they say they fond a metal tin with 70 grams of methamphetamine.

Police say Leavitt's bond was set at $102,000 and she will appear in East Ridge Court on November 13th.


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