Police arrest alleged mother-daughter drug team in Ponca City
PONCA CITY, Okla. – Police arrested two women Wednesday for drug trafficking, possession of meth, marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
When officers raided the house, they allegedly found five ounces of crystal meth, which has a street value of more than $14,000.
Officers also said they uncovered marijuana, drug paraphernalia and $2,000 in cash they believe came from drug sales.
Police arrested 60-year-old Linda Rhoden and 44-year-old Jacqueline House.
A mother-daughter drug team is something Ponca City Police said they have never seen before.
Sherry Bowers, with the Ponca City Police Department, said, “It’s unique in that it was a mother-daughter team and then the amount of crystal meth.”
However, the duo’s arrest did not come as a surprise to neighbors.
Militia Lewis said she has always seen people coming and going from the house.
She said she is relieved the two are behind bars.
Lewis said, “Both of my children being here, if they were, you know, cooking it or whatever and it exploded, how close would that blast have been?”
Police say they are just glad they were able to get that much meth off the streets.
Both women are now in the Kay County Jail.
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