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CHICO, Calif. - One Chico woman was arrested early in the morning on July 5 after police say they found over 50 grams of heroin and meth, as well as nearly $600, all in her backpack.
The arrest happened at the Best Western Heritage Inn after police say they were called to a fight. When officers arrived, they say they found Rachelle Velasquez inside with a backpack, still with the theft alarm device attached.
When they searched her bag, officials say they found 52 grams of meth, 54 grams of heroin, digital scales, narcotics packaging materials and $585 in cash.
23-year-old Velasquez was arrested for possession of heroin and meth for sale.
Officials say the others involved in the fight left before officers arrived.