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Scotia woman arrested on possession charges

Margaret Kelly was arrested by a Sherman County Sheriff's deputy on drug related charges.
Margaret Kelly was arrested by a Sherman County Sheriff's deputy on drug related charges.(Valley County Sheriff's Office)
Published: Apr. 12, 2021 at 4:38 PM CDT
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SHERMAN COUNTY, Neb. (KSNB) - A Scotia woman remains in custody after authorities arrested on drug charges.

According to the Sherman County Sheriff’s Office, a deputy pulled a black Toyota Avalon over around 1 a.m. Sunday on Ashton Avenue near 797th Road.

The deputy pulled over the driver, Margaret Kelly, 58, for a traffic violation.

The sheriff’s office said after making contact with the driver, Kelly attempted to conceal drug paraphernalia in the presence of the deputy.

During a probable cause search, authorities found a large quantity of suspected methamphetamine and additional illegal narcotics.

Kelly was arrested for amphetamine possession, possession of controlled substance, possession with intent to deliver and obstructing police.

A Valley County Sheriff’s Deputy assisted in the arrest.

She was taken to the Valley County Jail.

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