Woman hid crack cocaine in bra
CRACK cocaine, with an estimated street value of up to Â£330, was discovered in a woman's bra.
Dawn Harmer, 35, of West Parade, Bexhill, was in a Ford Focus which was stopped by police in Hastings on January 8.
Officers smelt cannabis and the vehicle was searched.
Cannabis resin was discovered in a small black purse in Harmer’s bag.
She was taken to the police station and strip searched, where officers discovered crack cocaine, with an estimated street value of £160-£330 was found in her bra.
Harmer told police the drugs were for her own use and she used the crack cocaine as a substitute for heroin.
Harmer pleaded guilty to one charge of possessing a Class A drug and one charge of possessing a Class B drug at Hastings Magistrates Court last Friday.
On January 20. she was given a conditional discharge after being found in possession of heroin and amphetamines.
Kim Goodall, defending, said: “She says she was seeking help for her drug addiction.
“My client accepts there is an issue that needs to be addressed.”
The case was adjourned until March 4 for sentencing.
Harmer was released on bail on condition she attend an arranged appointment with the probation service.