Court Case Update

Case# 18SR-CR00403

Count I-class D felony possession of a controlled substance
Count II-class D misdemeanor unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia
Count III-class D misdemeanor possession of marijuana/synthetic cannabinoid of 10 grams or less

4/1/19-Court enters Plea, Finding of Guilt, Sentence and Judgment
Defendant found to be a persistent felony offender as defined by statute
Count I: Defendant sentenced to 7 years in MO Dept of Corrections; execution of sentence suspended; defendant placed on supervised probation for 5 years
Counts II and III: Defendant assessed fine of $150 on each count

Rodriguez, Andrea
Age: 45  
City: Smithville  
Incident Date: 2018-09-12  
Arrest Date: 2018-09-12  
Additional Information

The arrest comes after a St. Clair County deputy performed a traffic stop on a vehicle Rodriguez was a passenger in. The deputy requested a K9 unit to his location. The K9 did an exterior sniff test of the vehicle and did alert to the presence of narcotics. During a search of the vehicle the deputy found a marijuana cigarette in the passenger door and two $1 bills in Rodriguez’s purse that had a white crystal like residue on them. Rodriguez handed the deputy some plastic bags that had a crystal like substance in one and marijuana in the other. Rodriguez admitted to all the items as being hers. The baggie and dollar bills did field test positive for methamphetamine.         

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The complete St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office  News Release Sept. 10-17, 2018
St. Clair County Sheriff's Office