Authorities: Woman discards loaded syringe under patrol car, facing drug and forgery charges

Bridget Fleming

Mason City woman arrested in Worth County found with fake currency, drugs, four cell phones.

Posted: Apr. 3, 2018 10:39 AM
Updated: Apr. 3, 2018 11:06 AM
WORTH COUNTY, Iowa – A traffic stop resulted in a woman being found with a fake $100 bill, four cell phones and a loaded syringe found discarded underneath the passenger seat of a patrol vehicle, authorities said.
Bridget Fleming, 33, of Mason City, is being held on $14,000 bond in the Worth County Jail on charges of felony forgery, five counts of possession of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of prescription drugs, possessing of drug paraphernalia and driving under suspension.
Fleming was pulled over in the 4100 block of Wheelerwood Ave. at 2:26 Tuesday morning for having a brake light out.
While speaking with Fleming, a trooper shined his flashlight under the passenger door and located a loaded syringe, according to court documents.
Authorities say Fleming was also found to be in possession of methamphetamine, marijuana, Acetaminophen and Hydrocodone.

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