Police: Woman tried to buy meth from off-duty cop for sister's birthday

2014-07-01T08:06:00Z 2014-07-02T13:12:10Z Police: Woman tried to buy meth from off-duty cop for sister's birthdayCandi Higley Daily Herald Daily Herald
July 01, 2014 8:06 am  • 

PROVO -- Provo police arrested a woman Monday evening after she approached an off-duty police officer and asked if she could buy meth from him.

According to a police report, Heather Rodriguez, 46, removed a glass pipe with meth residue from her bra.

Provo police were called and made contact with Rodriguez, who allegedly admitted to officers that she was trying to buy meth. Police reported that Rodriguez also admitted to possessing the glass pipe.

The police report stated that Rodriguez told police she was trying to buy meth for her sister for her birthday. Rodriguez claimed her sister asked her to get some meth for her birthday and that the meth pipe she had wasn’t hers, that she was holding it for a friend.

Rodriguez was arrested by police and booked into the Utah County Jail on suspicion of possession of drug paraphernalia in a drug-free zone and attempted possession of meth for distribution.

Daily Herald reporter Candi Higley can be reached at (801) 344-2556 or chigley@heraldextra.com, and on Twitter @candihigs.

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