Woman found with loaded handgun in body cavity during strip search
She was arrested for possession of drugs.McClean County Jail Amika Witt
A Missouri woman was found with a loaded handgun in her vagina after being arrested for possession of drugs, a local newspaper reported.
Amika Witt, 20, was stopped by police at 5 a.m. Thursday for driving 90 miles per hour.
During a search, police found ecstasy on her her, as well as heroin in her bra, according to a statement read in court by McLean County Assistant State’s Attorney Layne Roberts.
Witt was taken to McLean County Jail where she was strip searched by a female officer, who then found a 13-ounce Kimber .380 handgun in Witt’s body cavity. The handgun was loaded and had a bullet in the chamber.
Witt is charged with armed violence for possessing a weapon during the alleged commission of a felony and while in possession of drugs, and possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver.
Clinton McDonald, 29, was also in the car at the time and charged with unlawful possession of heroin with the intent to deliver, and possession of ecstasy.
Both Witt and McDonald were jailed and had their bail set at $40,035 and $20,035, respectively.