Natchitoches mother charged after drugs found near 2-year-old child in traffic stop

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Haylie Humphries, 24, has been charged after deputies say they found drugs near her toddler during a traffic stop in Natchitoches Thursday night. (Photo: Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office)

NATCHITOCHES, La. (KTAL/KMSS) — A Natchitoches woman has been charged after deputies say they found drugs near her toddler during a traffic stop Thursday night.

According to the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office, 24-year-old Haylie Humphries is charged with possession of CDS II (Meth), possession of drug paraphernalia, obstruction of justice. illegal window tint, driving under suspension, and CDS in the presence of a juvenile.

NPSO says around 8:00 p.m., deputies stopped a gray Pontiac sedan for window tint violation in the 500 block of Highway 3191, where they approached Humphries and her two-year-old child.

During the traffic stop, deputies say they used their K9 “Misty” and the dog gave a positive odor alert on Humphries’ car.

While searching through her car, authorities found about 1.7 grams of suspected methamphetamine and a glass smoking pipe inside a backpack that was in the front passenger side seat.

Humphries was placed under arrest and taken to the NMJDTF for booking. A family member took custody of Humphries’ child and she was moved to the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center.

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