Chipley woman arrested on drug charges

Jillian Anne Pennewell

A Chipley woman is behind bars after a traffic stop yields possession of several illegal items.

Shortly after 2 a.m., August 21, a Washington County Sheriff’s Office K9 unit stopped a vehicle at Pioneer Rd. and Jefferson Street in Wausau.  After a brief encounter with the woman, another deputy arrived to assist and K9 Axil was deployed.

A search of the vehicle resulted in the deputies finding synthetic cannabinoids, methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia and a prescription bottle containing several different types of prescription drugs.

The driver, 40-year-old, Jillian Anne Pennewell was then arrested and transported to the Washington County Jail on charges of possession of New Legend Drugs without a prescription, resisting arrest and possession of drug paraphernalia.