A Cottondale woman is facing drug charges after an early morning search of her car outside an Alford store.
The Jackson County Sheriff's Office says Abranda Dawn Ward, 37, was parked at the Dollar General store a little bit after 1 am, Sunday.
Another car was also parked nearby, but fled the scene abrubtly after the driver spotted the patrol car.
A deputy observed a glass pipe sticking out of Ward's pocket and later discovered more paraphernalia and methamphetamines in her car.
Ward was arrested and charged with Possession of Controlled Substance and Possession of Paraphernalia.