(KMOV) – A 51-year-old woman from Wood River, Illinois was charged Tuesday with unlawful possession of a controlled substance. A deputy on routine patrol noticed a vehicle driven into a ditch, and White said she accidentally drove the vehicle into the ditch. The deputy took White into custody for driving under the influence. Karen White was taken into custody Wednesday just before 1 p.m. in the 600 block of Airline Drive in East Alton, Illinois.White was taken to the Madison County Jail where she was held pending charges. She was also cited for driving without insurance. Police also say White was in possession of a substance that tested positive to contain cocaine.
Her bond is set at $15,000.