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Havasu PD arrest woman arrest on felony drug charges

November 21, 2018 GMT

Lake Havasu City police say a woman gave them a wrong name during a traffic stop in which drugs were found. Police say Jennifer Sparks, 37, was charged, along with a second woman, on felony counts of possessing dangerous drugs and drug paraphernalia.

According to police reports, an officer was patrolling the area near McCulloch Boulevard and Smoketree Avenue when he recognized Sparks, who had a warrant for her arrest. He conducted a traffic stop and found the car to have two occupants. After asking for identification, the passenger was identified as Savanah Querica, 30, of Kingman, while Sparks provided the officer with a false identity. Eventually, Sparks admitted her actual identity and she was placed in handcuffs. Both women were searched and, according to police reports, Sparks was found to be in possession of 1.5 grams of heroin, 1.1 grams of methamphetamine, 11.1 grams of marijuana, an empty syringe bag and a spoon with heroin residue. Querica was found to be in possession of a metal box containing 10 pills, where three of which were defined as a dangerous drug. Both women were arrested and Sparks had additional felony charges of taking the identity of another, possession of narcotic drugs, possession of marijuana, two counts of dangerous drug possession, three counts of drug paraphernalia possession and a misdemeanor charge of failing to comply with criminal procedure. Querica had a felony charge for two counts of dangerous drug possession and drug paraphernalia possession.