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Assault investigation leads to drug arrest

January 10, 2019

NORFOLK — An investigation into an assault on Tuesday resulted in Norfolk Police arresting a woman for criminal impersonation and illegal drug possession.

Capt. Mike Bauer said while police were investigating an assault that occurred at a residence in the 100 block of Braasch Avenue, police located a woman hiding in a closet.

The woman identified herself, Bauer said, but a check of her license and DMV photo proved that she had provided a false name.

In further questioning, she was identified as Sabrina R. Reeves, 21, homeless. She was then placed under arrest for criminal impersonation.

Bauer said that in a subsequent search of her purse, police recovered a syringe filled with a liquid. The liquid reportedly tested positive for methamphetamine, he said.

She was questioned about drug usage and then arrested for possession of a controlled substance — methamphetamine. She was housed in the Norfolk City Jail and later transferred to the Madison County Jail.

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