(CBS Local) — Authorities say a Florida woman is blaming a windy day for the cocaine that police found in her purse.
Kennecia Posey was reportedly one of two passengers in a car stopped for erratic driving by police in late March. Fort Pierce police say an officer smelled marijuana and, after searching the car, found cocaine and marijuana in separate bags inside a purse Posey had on her lap.READ MORE: Vaccine Mandate For NYC Teachers, Department Of Education Workers Put On Hold By Federal Judge
Authorities say they questioned Posey about the drugs. According to the arrest report, Posey responded: “I don’t know anything about any cocaine. It’s a windy day. It must have flown through the window and into my purse.”READ MORE: Gabby Petito's Father Announces Creation Of Gabby Petito Foundation Ahead Of Public Memorial Service
Posey was charged with a felony count of cocaine possession and a misdemeanor count of marijuana possession. She was later released on bond.MORE NEWS: Gov. Kathy Hochul Increases Pressure On COVID Vaccine Holdouts As Deadline For Health Care Workers Approaches
[H/T CBS Pittsburgh]