WINSLOW — A Vassalboro woman remained in jail Tuesday morning, facing multiple drug charges, after being stopped by Winslow police officers who said they found illegal narcotics in her vehicle.

Kelly Noelle Klepser, 38, of 19 Brock Road, Vassalboro, was arrested at 12:50 p.m. Tuesday in the parking lot of Cumberland Farms after Officer Scott Christiansen checked her vehicle registration and determined she had an outstanding warrant for unpaid fines and fees.

Lt. Josh Veilleux said Christiansen checked Klepser’s purse for weapons and found 33 30-milligram oxycodone, one 5-milligram Ritalin, two 2-milligram Clonazepam, two 1-milligram Clonazepam, a pill grinder with white powder residue inside and a short straw with similar residue.

Veilleux said police don’t think Klepser was selling the drugs.

“It was personal use stuff, so it wasn’t a big deal,” he said.

Police charged Klepser with unlawful possession of oxycodone, sale and use of drug paraphernalia, failing to pay fines or fees and three counts of unlawful possession of scheduled drugs.

Klepser was taken to the Kennebec County jail with bail set at $1,475.

At the same time, police issued a summons for possession of marijuana to Justin D. Dumond, 18, of 1087 Webber Pond Road, Vassalboro.

Veilleux said Dumond was smoking marijuana in Klepser’s vehicle at the time of the incident.


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