A 62-year-old woman from Boaz has been arrested on drug related charges including Promoting Prison Contraband. According to the Etowah County Sheriff’s Office, Kathleen Sims was found unresponsive behind the wheel of a vehicle on Duck Springs Road and Leeth Gap. Deputy then discovered that Sims was under the influence of an unknown substance. While searching the vehicle, deputies found oxycodone, marijuana, and other controlled substances.
Sims is being charged with several charges including Drug trafficking and second degree Possession of Marijuana. She was taken to the Etowah County Detention Center where she remains on a $53,000 bond.