Woman arrested after narcotics K-9 alerts on methamphetamine
October 03, 2012, 5:00 pm by
46-year-old Leander woman was arrested Tuesday after the Burnet County Special
Operations Unit (SOU) K-9 officer found methamphetamine in her vehicle during a
Tina St. John was arrested after SOU officers received information that a blue
2002 Dodge van might be transporting narcotics into Burnet County from the
Austin area, according to a sheriff’s department statement.
The vehicle was observed traveling westbound on US 29 east of Bertram and
officers witnessed several traffic violations involving the van, the statement
The vehicle was stopped by the SOU K-9 unit and St. John, who was the driver
and sole occupant of the van, was arrested after the Narcotics K-9 alerted to
the presence of drugs, which were found in the vehicle after a subsequent
Seven grams of methamphetamine, a digital scale and packaging material were
found during the search of the vehicle, the sheriff’s department statement
St John was charged with Manufacture/Delivery of a Controlled Substance in
Penalty Group 1, 4 grams or more but less than 200 grams, a first degree felony.
St. John is being held in the Burnet County Jail after bond was set at $75,000.
Awsome arrest, congrats to the the office
October 06, 2012, 9:46am by Pete Blondin