Police: Traffic stop uncovers syringes, prescription drugs


Signs of impairment during a traffic stop Tuesday night led to the discovery of multiple syringes and prescription drugs, police said. 

Jasmine E. Diab, 38, was charged with of possession of narcotics, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of prescription only drugs and driving under the influence, according to police. 

At about 9:30 p.m., officers stopped a vehicle near State Route 347 and West Hathaway Avenue, police said.  

According to a probable cause statement, the driver of the vehicle was identified as Diab, who exhibited signs of drug impairment, including sweating profusely and rapid, uncontrollable body movements. 

Police said they observed what they believed to be “track marks” from apparent drug use on both of Diab’s arms. 

A records check on Diab showed she had never been issued a driver’s license, police said. 

According to the probable cause statement, a search of Diab’s vehicle turned up a piece of foil with burn marks and residue, a partially burned blue pill believed to be a counterfeit fentanyl pill, multiple syringes containing a brown liquid, and multiple prescription-only drugs, including suboxone strips, 50 mg hydroxyzine pamoate pills, and Lorazepam pills. 

Diab was booked into Pinal County Jail on the charges, police said. 

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  1. Thank you to the Maricopa PD for getting these ne’er-do-wells off the streets. Seems to be an upward trend on drug arrests…..close the freakin border already….oh that’s right…Obiden admin wants it this way….