34-year-old Anya Curtis was charged with possession of heroin for resale, drug paraphernalia, and contraband in a penal facility when she was pulled over and a K9 officer found a glass pipe and powder in her vehicle. During booking and subsequent “squat and cough”, around 5 grams of heroin fell from her vagina.
On July 15th, Officer Clawson stopped the defendant, Anya Curtis, on Young Road and Sparta Pike for a traffic violation. The officer knew that she had prior drug charges and refused to give consent to search her vehicle so the officer had his K9 conduct a sniff search. After said K9 officer gave a positive alert Officer Clawson was able to conduct a probable cause search of the vehicle.
Inside he found a glass pipe in the driver side door pouch wrapped in a bandana. There was a slight amount of crystalline powder on the passenger seat which was field-tested positive for methamphetamine.
A strip search was given to Curtis when she arrived at booking out of suspicion that she may have drugs on her person. A female officer, Officer James, conducted the search after Curtis was asked several times if she had any drugs on her person. During the search, there is a procedure called the squat and cough, when she performed this action a bag with 4-5 grams of heroin fell out of her vagina.
Anya Curtis was arrested and charged with possession of heroin for resale, drug paraphernalia, and contraband in a penal facility. Her bond was set at $60,000.