Louisville mom facing multiple charges after traffic stop

Louisville mom facing multiple charges after traffic stop

Lanitra R. Brown is charged with wanton endangerment, tampering with physical evidence, possession of marijuana, nor registrations plates, failure to maintain required insurance and failure to use child restraint device in vehicle.

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by Amy Stallings

WHAS11.com

Posted on July 18, 2013 at 11:02 AM

Updated Thursday, Jul 18 at 11:02 AM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- A Louisville mother is facing several charges after she was pulled over by police Wednesday.

According to a police report, 30-year-old Lanitra R. Brown was stopped by officers just after 9 a.m. near the intersection of S. 13th and Hill streets due to expired license plates.

Police said when they approached the car the could smell a strong odor of burnt marijuana. Officers searched the car and found a half-smoked marijuana cigarette in a coffee cup. Brown admitted to smoking marijuana and put it in the cup to hide if from officers.

The report states Brown was driving the vehicle with an expired registration, no proof of insurance and had her young daughter unrestrained in even though there was a carseat in the back seat.

Brown is charged with wanton endangerment, tampering with physical evidence, possession of marijuana, nor registrations plates, failure to maintain required insurance and failure to use child restraint device in vehicle.

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