Police: Woman said meth was a birthday gift
Posted: July 3, 2014 - 12:46am

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Police in Provo, Utah, have arrested a 46-year-old woman accused of attempting to buy methamphetamine from an off-duty police officer and claiming the purchase was a birthday gift for her sister.

A police report shows Heather Rodriguez was arrested Monday evening after she approached the off-duty officer and displayed a glass pipe.

Authorities say she then told police she was trying to buy methamphetamine for her sister's birthday.

Records say she also told police the pipe was not hers and she was holding it for a friend.

The Daily Herald reports Rodriguez was arrested and booked into the Utah County Jail on several drug charges. Officials at the jail did not know if she had an attorney.

The Latest

Front PageCops: Man used dog in threats

Suspect allegedly vowed to burn house with girlfriend, kids in it

Front PagePolice: Chase led to Salem

Berwick-area fugitive fought arrest, cops say

Front PageBuckhorn artist branches out

Bonsai creator turns wire into 7-foot willow

Front PageMeth suspect allegedly smuggled drug into cell

Fellow prisoner informed on Mifflinville man

Front PagePool burglary suspect fights case with a paperwork error

Prosecutor says time error is not enough to scuttle charges