CHICAGO (STMW) — A 25-year-old woman planning to take a train to Pennsylvania was arrested after police found she was carrying 5.5 pounds of crack cocaine and other drugs.
When police searched Michelle Ramos at Union Station before she was able to board a train Saturday, they found, along with the purple neck cushion she carried for the long trek, a stash of crack cocaine worth $307,000, Cook County prosecutors said during a court hearing Sunday.READ MORE: Woman Critical, 1 of 6 People Wounded In Lawndale Mass Shooting
Police also found 99 ecstasy pills worth nearly $2,500 on the street, a pound of marijuana worth $7,264 and 50 grams of heroin worth $5,600, according to prosecutors and court records.
She also had $11 in cash.READ MORE: Young Woman, 18, Dies After Being Shot In West Elsdon
Ramos, of Erie, Pennsylvania, was targeted as part of a narcotics investigation. She faces multiple counts of drug possession.
Ramos was ordered held on $75,000 bail by Judge James Brown.MORE NEWS: Chicago Fire Paramedic's Cap Grazed At Stroger Hospital; Man Killed In Shooting Nearby
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