Oquawka woman arrested in Galesburg for meth and more.

On Friday, October 10th just before 1:30 am, while on routine patrol, Galesburg Police initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle that failed to properly signal near the intersection of East Main and South Farnham Streets. According to police reports, GPD made contact with the driver, 46-year-old June Pedersen of Oquawka. Dispatch informed officers that Pedersen had a valid arrest warrant from Henderson County. Police detained Pedersen and took inventory of the vehicle and her person. Inside Pedersen’s wallet was a small baggie containing methamphetamine residue, officers also located a clear plastic vial containing 2.7 grams of meth, a digital scale, and a meth pipe in her purse. Pedersen was transported to the Knox County Jail and charged with Possession of Meth less than 5 grams, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and the Henderson County Warrant.