Woman Busted After Hitting Cop With Meth

Attempt to ditch bag of narcotics ends in failure

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Airborne Meth

OCTOBER 20--In her haste to ditch a bag of methamphetamine during a traffic stop, a Louisiana woman allegedly tossed the drug out her car window and promptly hit a patrolman with the airborne narcotics.

Stephanie Dowdy, 33, was behind the wheel of a Honda Civic that was pulled over late last night after a cop spotted the vehicle traveling in the middle of a roadway in West Monroe (where Dowdy resides).

While approaching from the Honda’s passenger side, a deputy was struck in the leg by a plastic bag thrown out the passenger window. The bag, a probable cause affidavit states, contained about half-a-gram of “suspected Methamphetamine.”

Dowdy, who was alone in the car, initially “claimed she did not throw any Methamphetamine out of her window.” But she then reportedly recanted and admitted ownership of the narcotics (as well as tossing the small baggie).

Pictured above, Dowdy was charged with a felony narcotics possession charge and obstruction of justice (for trying to ditch the meth). She was also cited for driving without a license and improper lane use.

Dowdy is being held in the Ouachita Parish jail in lieu of $5300 bond. (2 pages)