POLICE: Woman on drugs during accident with 4-year-old in vehicle

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by WHAS11

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Posted on April 18, 2014 at 1:11 PM

Updated Friday, Apr 18 at 5:15 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – On April 17 an officer responded to an accident at New Cut and Southside that lead to the arrest of 36-year-old Amy Longaker; police said they found marijuana and hydrocodone in her purse.

Police said the driver was already out of the vehicle involved in the accident and was unsteady on her feet and slow to answer questions when he arrived at the scene of the accident.

According to the police report, the officer interviewed Longaker and found out that she had taken prescribed medicine before the collision. Longaker gave the officer consent to search her purse and the officer found four prescription bottles, police said. All of the prescription bottles in her purse said they caused drowsiness.

According to the police report two and a half pills were found in a bottle that were identified as schedule three hydrocodone by poison control. Police said they also found suspected marijuana in the Longaker’s purse.

Police said they conducted a field sobriety test and Longaker could not maintain balance and did not follow instructions. According to the police report the vehicle’s tags were expired, Longaker’s driver’s license was suspended and she didn’t have insurance.

According to the police report Longaker’s 4-year-old daughter was also in the vehicle.

Longaker is charged with wanton endangerment, possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana and other related charges.

 

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