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2 women arrested in Idaho for allegedly transporting meth from Montana

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Posted at 3:18 PM, Jan 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-03 17:21:29-05

both of Great Falls, Two Great Falls women were arrested in Idaho on Tuesday after their car broke down, and authorities allege that they were transporting drugs from Montana to Nevada.

The women, Ladonna Loney, 54, and Sandrina Lynn Walker, 41, were on Idaho Highway 28 near Leadore when their vehicle broke down, according to a news release from the Salmon Police Department. While in town, Lemhi County Sheriff Steve Penner said the two women apparently stole a credit card from a local man.

Eric Grossarth of EastIdahoNews.com reported that during an investigation into the alleged theft, officers discovered an undisclosed amount of methamphetamine and a gun that was reportedly stolen from the Great Falls area. Police officers also seized $3,800 of suspected drug money.

Walker was arrested for felony grand theft for possession of a stolen credit card. Loney was arrested for felony possession of a stolen firearm, felony possession of meth, and conspiracy to traffic methamphetamine.

Both women were taken to the Lemhi County Jail.