Springfield Woman Guilty of Stashing Meth in Police Car

4 years 3 months 2 weeks ago Wednesday, August 28 2013 Aug 28, 2013 Wednesday, August 28, 2013 2:56:00 PM CDT August 28, 2013 in News
By: The Associated Press

SPRINGFIELD - A Springfield woman could face up to 15 years in prison after being convicted of possessing methamphetamine that she tried to stash in the back seat of a police patrol car.

The Springfield News-Leader reports 47-year-old Rhonda Casteel was arrested in September 2011 on an unrelated charge when she was placed into the car and tried to hide some meth there.

A Greene County jury deliberated for about an hour Monday before finding her guilty of possession. She is scheduled to be sentenced Oct. 31.

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