After spotting a driver known to not have a driver’s license, Del Rio Police Department officers arrested a woman under charges for the possession of a controlled substance. Joanna Thompson, 27, a resident of the 300 block of East Eight Street, was arrested on July 17 at 11:24 p.m.

According to a Del Rio Police Department incident report, that night officers attempted to stop a vehicle which was being driven by a driver known to not have a driver’s license.

The vehicle, the report states, continued to travel for about eight blocks before stopping at a residence.

After a search, officers located .8 grams of a substance that field-tested positive for heroin in Thompson’s purse.

She was arrested and transported to the Del Rio Police Department station for processing.

She was charged with the possession of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 1, less than one gram, a state jail felony.

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