ROCKINGHAM — A woman allegedly had drugs on her person while being booked into the Richmond County Jail late last week.
According to a press release from the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office, 28-year-old Amanda Danielle Evans, of Rockingham, was arrested Friday, April 8 on a parole violation.
A detention officer reportedly found a small baggy of suspected heroin while processing Evans.
A deputy was called and charged Evans with a single count of possession of a controlled substance on prison or jail premises.
Evans was being held on a $10,000 secured bond, but did not appear on the jail list just before noon on Monday. She is scheduled to appear in court April 28.
Online court records show Evans was slated to appear in court Monday on a probation violation charge and for a driving while impaired charge from 2019.
Records with the N.C. Department of Public Safety Division of Adult Correction show Evans was convicted in 2021 of a Level 1 DWI from 2019.
Evans was previously convicted in 2016 on misdemeanor charges of possession of a Schedule III controlled substance and resisting an officer.
All defendants facing criminal charges are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.