Flat tire leads to meth-related arrest

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DEKALB COUNTY – A flat tire led police to arrest a woman after they found her intoxicated and in possession of meth.

According to state police, a state trooper was dispatched to I-69 northbound near mile marker 325 in DeKalb County after a woman’s car broke down. The driver, Rachael Reamer, 39, Angola, had a flat tire.

While the trooper talked with Reamer, he noticed the smell of an alcoholic beverage. Another trooper arrived to assist in the investigation, and a search of Reamer’s car produced several hypodermic needles and a liquid later identified as methamphetamine. Troopers also discovered an unidentified substance that they sent to a Fort Wayne lab for analysis.

Tests put Reamer’s breath alcohol at .12 percent. She was arrested and taken to the DeKalb County Jail on the following charges:

  • Operating While Intoxicated Per Se, Class C Misdemeanor
  • Operating While Intoxicated .08%-.14%, Class C Misdemeanor
  • Possession of Paraphernalia, Class A Misdemeanor
  • Maintaining a Common Nuisance, Class D Felony
  • Possession of Methamphetamine, Class D Felony
  • Possession of a Hypodermic Needle, Class D Felony


  • Benjamin

    Felony charges? Seems bit harsh. I understand the Misdemeanor charges, but felony? Felony charges should reserved for crimes involving victims. Where's the victim?

      • MisC

        i agree — it doesn't matter the race to me tho– either way it's the states fault– they need to quit giving druggies a slap on the wrist period– no matter their race age or sex!

    • BeSmart

      If she hit one of your family members and killed them or disabled them for life, do you think it should be a felony? That is why it is a Felony, but look further, she also has charges in FL too. Humm, maybe she is looking for 3 meals and a cot!

    • Becky

      I can see it being illegal if it had meth in it. But I would think that would count a 'possession of parafanalia', not a felony … But what do I know?

      • MisC

        the needles are a felony bc it contained drugs in them — the paraphernalia is bc she had drugs in the vehicle– the law is screwed up– give ya twice as many charges NO MATTER who it is– then gives ppl like her a slap on the wrist!

  • Silent Giant

    Benjamin, apparently you haven't seen what meth does to a family. Our prisons are full of meth heads, I would venture to say that 2/3 of all robberies, home invasions, murders are committed in either the act of getting money for, collecting money for or defending money from the illegal sale of drugs.

  • mighty mouse

    wow they went extreme on the charges. She is only hurting herself after all but everyone knoiws that drugs are illegal and she was using a needle wow is all i can say wow

  • That GUY

    Jaguar, this chick is disgusting and so are you. She look like she's on meth…. With the sores on the face and the stupid look in her eyes. She probably got HIV or AIDS.

  • Roger

    It doesn't look like the Meth has got to her too bad yet. Im betting she is a hooker,most meth heads dont look that good

  • who

    that is someones family member, please be kind. i know that it is your brother but don't talk poorly about them when they are both obviously sick and need help. we are all humans and make mistakes. im sure desiree you have had some low moments in your life as well and nobody is putting that on fox news.

    • respect4children

      Its a shame its on the news but even sadder that her former best friend, that she named her first born after, would post this on her families facebook page. Even posted it on Rachael's son wall. Some people have no morals.

  • pauline

    I know her. This has been going on for some time. Iv had to help raise her son and deal with all that he has been through. It affects alot of people. Those involved and all her children family and love ones. Very sad!

  • who me?

    she is an amazing mother,friend,sister,daughter,wife,and just straight up human being.If any of you really new her you'd be there to help her defend herself against the false charges. She hates drugs. But what would you know in your little fakebelieve worlds.I'm asking for the ones that know her to pray hard for what is right, what is just, the truth of it all is that she is a survivor.She unlike most doesnt grab onto the shirt tales of others to do so.Her children love her, she is there world.I would know.I can assure you she is no meth head,prostitute,or hater.She is one of the kindest people I know.God bless you and yours.To those that dont know her,probably should.You might learn something. THANKS WHO.

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