RACINE — A phone call led to the arrest of a Bloomingrose woman on May 9.
Hailey Brook Harless, 21, was charged with possession of fentanyl with intent to deliver after the Boone County Sheriff’s Office received a call regarding a suspicious vehicle parked at the old car wash on Short Creek.
Cpl. Daniel Cottrell wrote in the criminal complaint that he arrived at the scene and located a Nissan Versa, and then located the accused — the owner of the vehicle — across the street in a trailer.
The report states that the officer advised the accused that he had received a call of her possibly selling drugs; after permission was granted by the accused, the officer searched her car.
The criminal complaint states that the officer opened the drivers door and “smelled the odor of marijuana.”
The report states that during his search, the officer located a small box in the middle console, and when he opened the box he found a small, blue marijuana pipe, a set of scales, a small clear plastic bag with a white powdery substance that appeared to be fentanyl, a spoon wrapped in plastic and a piece of paper with writing on it detailing amounts and prices.
The report states that 2 grams of fentanyl were recovered; a common dosage is one-tenth of a gram, and it generally costs about $30 for what is referred to as a “stamp.”
The accused had approximately $125 in cash on her person, according to the report.
As of press time, Harless was not held at Southwestern Regional Jail and bond information was not available.
Editor’s note: Being charged with a crime merely means that an individual was formally accused of a crime. A person charged with a crime is, by law, innocent. Being convicted of a crime means that the person has pleaded guilty or has been found guilty after a trial.