Lima woman arrested on felony drug charge

A Lima woman was arrested on a felony drug charge just outside of Russells Point Thursday night around 9 o’clock.

Officers from Washington Township Police were on patrol on Route 33, near Township Road 94, when they initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle for only having one headlight.

Authorities made contact with the driver, Patricia Tippie, 27, and observed an open container of alcohol inside the vehicle.

A probable cause search was conducted and officers located methamphetamine inside Tippie’s purse.

She was placed under arrest and lodged in the Logan County Jail.

Tippie was charged with felony possession of drugs, driving without a license, and driving under suspension.