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SCSO: Woman found with illegal drugs in car; charged



Topeka, KANSAS – The 35-year-old woman was arrested on Monday, authorities said.

Her name is  Valerie Shaffer and she was booked into the Shawnee County Jail.

SCSO deputy conducted a traffic stop on Toyota Avalon that had an expired license tag.

The traffic stop was initiated around 11:15 p.m. at N.W. Morse and Topeka Boulevard.

Illegal narcotics were found during the search of the vehicle.

The 35-year-old passenger was taken into custody.

Prosecutors said she is now charged with possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia.

This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available.