According to the probable cause statement, the drugs included seven sections of a Xanax Bar, a schedule 4 controlled substance; two plastic bags containing a white crystal substance that field-tested positive for methamphetamine; a plastic bag containing marijuana, two fentanyl patches and two other unidentified medications.

A Sunrise Beach woman is facing multiple drug and weapons charges as a result of a traffic stop in Versailles March 21.

Amber Carlisle, 31, was charged with three counts of felony drug possession, one count of unlawful possession of a firearm as a felon and one count of unlawful use of a weapon for allegedly having both a gun and illicit drugs in her possession.

A Morgan County deputy pulled Carlisle over due to an alleged failure to stop at a stop sign at Clay Street and Monroe Street. She was on probation for felony resisting arrest, assault on law enforcement. 

According to the probable cause statement filed against her, Carlisle granted consent to search the vehicle during the traffic stop. A safe was located behind the driver’s seat. 

After first denying knowledge of the safe, Carlisle allegedly admitted to the deputy that the safe contained methamphetamine, marijuana, prescription medications, drug paraphernalia and a handgun. After Carlisle reportedly opened the safe with a key she had in her pocket, the deputy found a .40 caliber handgun and multiple containers with drugs and paraphernalia. 

Carlisle was arrested and later charged.

According to the probable cause statement, the drugs included seven sections of a Xanax Bar, a schedule 4 controlled substance; two plastic bags containing a white crystal substance that field-tested positive for methamphetamine; a plastic bag containing marijuana, two fentanyl patches and two other unidentified medications.

Carlisle is considered a prior and persistent felony offender and a prior and persistent drug offender, according to the complaint sheet filed by the Morgan County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office.

She has two past convictions for felony drug possession dating from 2006 and 2009. She also has past convictions for felony resisting arrest and second degree burglary dating from 2013.

Felony drug possession is a Class D felony which has a range of punishment of two to seven years in the Missouri Department of Corrections, however with prior and persistent status, she could be sentenced if convicted as a Class B felony, which has a term or punishment of five to 15 years.

Unlawful possession of a firearm is a Class D felony also, but as prior and persistent offender, she could be sentenced for a Class C felony. A Class C felony has a range of punishment of three to 10 years. 

Unlawful use of a weapon is a Class E felony, but as a prior and persistent offender, Carlisle could be sentenced for a Class D felony.