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MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) – Authorities in Georgia have arrested a civilian police department employee accused of keeping methamphetamine inside a purse that two children discovered near a park.
News outlets report 38-year-old Angel Marie Hall was taken into custody on Monday at the Cobb County Police Department where she worked as a records supervisor.
She faces a felony count of methamphetamine possession.
A Marietta police report obtained by news outlets says two children found the purse in a parking lot near a park and turned it over to a public safety officer. Hall’s arrest warrant says about 5 grams (0.18 ounces) of the drug were discovered in the bag.