Mesa Woman Arrested for Possession After Police Spot Drugs in Car

Posted on Jun 27, 2012

Kiri Reader, a 20-year-old Mesa woman, was arrested by police for suspected possession of heroin and driving on a suspended license around 8:00 PM on the night of Sunday, June 3. According to police reports, Reader was recognized by the officers from an offense for suspended license back in May of this year.


Police stopped Reader at Eighth Street and Alma School Road as she was entering a vehicle. Officers report that they were able to see drug paraphernalia and a substance resembling heroin inside the car. Officers say that these items were in plain view, and Reader is said to have admitted that the substance was, in fact, heroin. Reader stated that she smokes the substance 3 – 4 times each day and also uses methamphetamine.


No further information about the charges in the case is available at this time.


If you or a loved one has been charged with drug possession after a traffic stop in Phoenix, speak with an experienced and skilled Phoenix criminal defense lawyer as soon as possible to discuss your rights. It is of utmost importance in cases that involve multiple charges against you that you have sound legal counsel on your side ready to build a strong case in your defense. Don’t wait until it’s too late to reach out for help.


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