MASON CITY | A Mason City man and Forest City woman were arrested after an early morning traffic stop Tuesday yielded drugs.
Tyler James Pingel, 24, and Brooklynn Autumn O’Dell, 21, were pulled over around 3:05 a.m. in the 100 block of First Street Southeast.
Pingel was found to be in possession of suspected marijuana and methamphetamine, a digital scale and other illegal narcotics during the traffic stop, court documents said.
Police said O’Dell was in possession of a black sunglasses case containing needles; a baggie with a white, crystalized substance believed to be meth; a pipe commonly used to smoke meth and small baggies, court documents say. She also had a scale under her feet.
O’Dell has been charged with possession of a controlled substance — second offense and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Pingel has been charged with possession of a controlled substance — marijuana, possession of a controlled substance – meth and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Both are being held in the Cerro Gordo County Jail on $2,000 bonds. Court dates haven't been set.
— Courtney Fiorini