Police Find Knives, Meth In Cedar Rapids Woman's Car

By Lee Hermiston, Reporter

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Police said they found pills, meth and knives in a Cedar Rapids woman's car after a traffic stop Thursday afternoon.

A Cedar Rapids police officer pulled over 22-year-old Alisha Cryder at 3:40 p.m. Thursday in the 700 block of Second Street SW. Police learned Cryder was driving with a suspended license. Her license plates and insurance card were expired, police said.

After arresting Cryder for driving while suspended, police searched her vehicle. Police said they found numerous prescription drugs in separated bags, methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia and packaging materials. Officers also found several knives in the vehicle that exceeded the legal blade length.

Cryder was taken to the Linn County Jail and faces charges of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, possession of prescription drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia, Iowa drug tax stamp violation, carrying a concealed weapon, driving with a suspended license and various driving infractions.
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