Woman arrested after state police find drugs in purse lost at Unadilla gas station

An Otsego County woman was arrested after police found a change purse full of drugs that allegedly belonged to her.

Posted: Mar 24, 2021 10:12 AM
Updated: Mar 24, 2021 10:24 AM

UNADILLA, N.Y. – An Otsego County woman was arrested after police found a change purse full of drugs that allegedly belonged to her.

New York State Police were called to a Speedway gas station in Unadilla on March 14 after a lost coin purse was found in the parking lot. The responding trooper found illegal drugs inside the purse.

Police were able to identify the owner of the purse and the vehicle she was driving. The vehicle was later stopped on Route 7 in Unadilla.

Savannaha M. Odum, 33, of New Lisbon, was arrested and charged with three counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance, including third-degree with intent to sell, a B felony.

Odum was allegedly found with suspected cocaine and heroin when she was arrested.

Odum was released with an appearance ticket, and is due back in court April 12.

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