Woman booked on drug charges

VIRGINIA CITY - A Stagecoach woman was arrested on drug charges Tuesday.

Micah Jackson, 20, is being held in the Storey County Jail on $7,500 bail.

According to Undersheriff Bruce Larson, Jackson was the passenger in a vehicle stopped on Six Mile Canyon Road for speeding.

"In the course of the investigation the officer asked if anyone in the car was holding any narcotics, she admitted she had a (marijuana) pipe," Larson said.

"Subsequent to that, in her purse was a little marijuana," he added.

She also allegedly admitted use of cocaine, marijuana and methamphetamine.

Jackson was charged with felony possession of a controlled substance, misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia and unlawful use of a controlled substance.


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