BROOKSVILLE, Fla. – A Florida woman was arrested and charged with possession of methamphetamine after deputies located her asleep at the 7-Eleven gas pumps.
According to investigators, on Wednesday at 1:51 a.m., a Hernando County Sheriff’s deputy was at the 7-Eleven gas station located at 7170 Barclay Avenue in Brooksville, when he noticed a suspicious vehicle at the fuel pumps.
An employee of the gas station told the deputy that the vehicle had been sitting at the gas pump for over 45 minutes.
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The deputy approached the vehicle to make contact with the driver.
The deputy located the driver, who was later identified as Nicole Pellikan, 30, asleep in the driver’s seat with a firearm on her lap.
Investigators say the deputy also observed two glass smoking pipes often used for narcotics.
Pellikan was removed from the vehicle.
During a vehicle search, deputies located a backpack with Pellikan’s driver’s license inside that contained a small baggie with a crystal-like substance inside. The substance field-tested positive for methamphetamine. The total weight was 20 grams.
Pellikan did possess a valid concealed weapon permit.
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Pellikan was charged with Possession of Methamphetamine and Possession of Drug Equipment.
She was transported to the Hernando County Detention Center where she was initially held lieu of a $16,000 bond.
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