Woman Arrested for Injecting Suspected Heroin in Court Parking Lot

Chesterfield County, VA – On July 19, 2018: Chesterfield County Deputy Sheriff’s monitoring security cameras this morning witnessed Crystal Corbett, age 38 of the 300 block of Country Club Road in Crewe, VA, sitting on a curb of the Chesterfield Courthouse parking lot apparently intravenously injecting something into her right arm and then discarding a syringe in a nearby sewer.  Within a few minutes other deputies responding detained Corbett and retrieved the syringe from the sewer which appeared to have heroin residue.  Deputies also discovered other illegal drugs in her possession.

Corbett, who was at the courthouse for her appearance on two charges related to credit card fraud, was charged by deputies with Possession of Schedule I or II Drugs, a Class 5 Felony punishable by up to ten years imprisonment and a fine of up to $2,500.  Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia which are both class 1 misdemeanors punishable by up to 12 months in jail and a fine of up to $2500.

She is being held without bond on those charges with a court appearance tomorrow at 11 a.m. (The cases she was to appear on today were continued until September 26, 2018 at 8:30 a.m.)

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