Mt. Carmel Woman Jailed After Traffic Stop

On 12/23/17 at 9:53pm Mt. Carmel Police arrested 57 year old Mt. Carmel resident Lisa J. Healy following a traffic stop in the 100 block of South Mulberry. The officer stopped a silver Honda van for a traffic violation and requested Officer Hopper to respond with his K-9 “Ace”. Officer Hopper arrived and conducted a free air narcotics sniff around the exterior of the Honda van. “Ace” alerted on the vehicle for the presence of drugs. A search was conducted which resulted in Healy being found in possession of cannabis. During their investigation officers learned that Healy had just delivered cannabis to a nearby residence. Healy also attempted to conceal the cannabis in her pants before officers searched the vehicle. Healy was placed under arrest for Manufacture or Delivery of Cannabis, Obstructing Justice for attempting to conceal the cannabis and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Healy was charged and later released on a $500 cash bond.