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O'Brien County Sheriff's Office

PAULLINA—A 20-year-old Primghar woman was arrested about 11:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 2, in Paullina on charges of first-offense possession of a controlled substance — methamphetamine, first-offense possession of a controlled substance — marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

The arrest of Mercedes Lynne Babb stemmed from her being found in possession of meth, marijuana, a clear pipe to smoke meth and a multicolored pipe to smoke marijuana on the 400 block of Main Street in Paullina, according to the O’Brien County Sheriff’s Office.