CRIME STOPPERS UPDATE: Greene County park rangers arrest woman charged with drug trafficking
Detectives say Jesica Marie Leigh is also charged with car theft and is a suspect in burglaries.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) -
A woman charged with drug trafficking in Christian County is back in jail tonight. Jesica Marie Leigh also faces three counts of drug possession, and a charge of car theft in Greene County.
Greene County park rangers arrested the 39-year-old in Springfield on Friday. KY3 featured Leigh as a Crime Stoppers fugitive in June.
Springfield police are looking for a woman accused of drug trafficking and car theft. Jesica Marie Leigh is also charged with three counts of drug possession in Greene County. The 39-year-old is wanted on warrants for failing to appear in court.
Detectives say Leigh is also a suspect in Greene County burglaries, auto thefts and drug crimes. She’s known to visit the Springfield, Willard, Greene County and Christian County areas. Springfield police say she’s known to be violent and resist arrest.
Investigators describe Leigh as approximately 5′07″ tall, 118 pounds with blonde hair and blue eyes. She has a tattoo of a wedding band with the letter J on her left hand ring finger.
If you’ve seen this woman or have any information, call Crime Stoppers at 417-869-TIPS (8477). There’s a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information that leads to her arrest.
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