MILTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) – A woman is in jail after police say they found marijuana and a gun in her car with two small children also inside.
Milton Police say an officer noticed the woman texting and driving down I-64 Saturday afternoon with a 5 and 7-year-old who were not secure.
Officers say Kacie Wheeler, from Charleston, was pulled over.
When officers approached the car, they say they smelt marijuana.
During a search, officers found marijuana dabs as well as marijuana. They also say they found a pistol in her purse.
Officers charged Wheeler with possession of a controlled substance, prohibited person with a firearm, distracted driving and child neglect with the risk of injury.
Wheeler was taken to Western Regional Jail and booked on a $20,000 bond.
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