A traffic violation noted by a Hopkins County Deputy led to the arrest of Sarah Irene Alsip, 29, of Emory. Alsip was stopped at Loop 301 at Jefferson Street at approximately 2 a.m. Thursday morning. She was found to be wanted on a warrant for Abandon Endanger Child Criminal Negligence. A female deputy arrived on scene and following a pat down, found a plastic baggie containing methamphetamine along with a syringe in her pocket and a loaded syringe in her bra. At the jail, she was found to have suspected crack cocaine on her person.
Alsip is in Hopkins County Jail held on the warrant and charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1, less than 1-gram but more than 4-grams and Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1, less than 1-gram in a Drug Free Zone. She is held on bonds totaling $35,000.