Deputies: Suspect ends up in ER after stashing meth inside her body

Colleen Spears taken to ER in Danville after traffic stop to remove large bag of meth stashed inside her body 10-18-19

DANVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) – A woman arrested on drug charges during a traffic stop in Boyle County ended up in the emergency room to remove a large bag of meth stashed inside her body, according to the Advocate-Messenger.

The report says 25-year old Colleen Spears was taken to Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville not long after her arrest last Friday on Stevenson Avenue.

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She was taken to jail after being released from the hospital, according to the report.

The driver, Derek Perkins, was also arrested on drug and traffic charges, according to the newspaper report.