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WAUSAU woman arrested for illegal drug possession

Staff Report

CHIPLEY - A Chipley woman is behind bars after a traffic stop yields possession of several illegal items.

Shortly after 2 a.m., August 21, a Washington County Sheriff Office K9 unit stopped a vehicle at Pioneer Rd. and Jefferson Street in Wausau, FL.  After a brief encounter with the woman, another deputy arrived to assist and K9 Axil was deployed.

A search of the vehicle resulted in the deputies finding synthetic cannabinoids, methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia and a prescription bottle containing several different types of prescription drugs.

Jillian Anne Pennewell

The driver, 40-year-old, Jillian Anne Pennewell was then arrested and transported to the Washington County Jail on charges of possession of New Legend Drugs without a prescription, resisting arrest and possession of drug paraphernalia.