Painesville woman accused of hiding cocaine in body cavity while child in car

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Lindsey Anderson and Everett Howard (Photo courtesy: Mentor police)

MENTOR, Ohio- Police in Mentor stopped a car Monday night for a child restraint violation and ended up finding drugs.

Officers pulled over the car at about 8:30 p.m. near Jackson street and Lasalle Lane. Mentor police said the driver, Everett Howard, 28, of Painesville, was driving with a suspended license and was wanted by the Geauga County Sheriff’s Office.

Police found the passenger, Lindsey Anderson, 26, of Painesville, hid crack cocaine inside her body cavity, according to Mentor police.

A child was also in the car.

Howard was charged with traffic violations and trafficking in cocaine in the presence of a juvenile, possession of criminal tools, child restrain and a seatbelt violation. Anderson was charged with possession of drugs, tamperting with evidence and wrongful entrustment of a motor vehicle.

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Car pulled over

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