Police Surveillance Leads to Sizable Drug Bust


Recently, the Richmond Police reported conducting a surveillance of the area of Turpin Drive in reference to a complaint of a woman suspect identified as 57-year-old Linda Perrin, who is allegedly trafficking narcotics.

Officers report observing Perrin’s vehicle parked in a parking lot on Tuprin Drive They further reportedly witnessed Perrin leave with her Son in that same car.

After a couple of alleged missed turning signals. A traffic stop was reportedly conducted. Upon contact, Perrin allegedly couldn’t provide proof of insurance. Police reportedly also spoke with Perrin about the narcotic allegations. Perrin reportedly denied consent to search the vehicle.

According to the citation, Police then requested a free air sniff from a K9 Officer who confirmed a positive alert around the driver-side compartment.

A search of the vehicle was conducted, Police reportedly found a false bottom Mountain dew can, a digital scale, 2.8 grams of heroin, 3.5 grams of a heroin fentanyl mix powder, 14.3 grams of methamphetamine, 0.6 grams of Marijuana. This along with a variety of drug paraphernalia was allegedly found.

Perrin was lodged in the Madison County Detention Center on charges of Trafficking Methamphetamine, Trafficking Heroin, Trafficking Marijuana, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.