LAUREL, MS (WDAM) - On Friday around 10 p.m. a woman was arrested and taken into custody for several misdemeanor charges.
Raeko Nowell was arrested during a drivers' license checkpoint on Hwy 84 East in Laurel.
When Laurel police investigated, it was revealed that Nowell was wanted out of Owensboro, Kentucky, for the charge of attempting to obtain a controlled substance by forgery in the first degree.
Nowell is currently housed in the Jones County Jail awaiting extradition.
Any persons with information about this or any other case are encouraged to call LPD at 601-425-4711 or Crime Stoppers at 601-428-STOP.