A 27-year old woman from Tipton was recently arrested for possession of methamphetamine in Moniteau County.

The Moniteau County Sheriff's Department says on Sunday (March 31), deputies checked on a possible stranded motorist on Highway 50 just outside of Tipton.

Upon contact with the driver, Sara M. James, authorities reportedly learned she was currently on probation for possession of a controlled substance. Deputies say a consent to search the vehicle was granted, in which methamphetamine, marijuana and paraphernalia was found.

James was arrested for Possession of a Controlled Substance (meth) and Possession of Marijuana. She was taken to the Moniteau County Jail, with a bond of $25,500.00.