Traverse City Record-Eagle

April 25, 2013

Woman faces heroin charges

FROM STAFF REPORTS
Traverse City Record-Eagle

---- — TRAVERSE CITY — A Traverse City woman faces heroin possession charges after Michigan State Police troopers found the substance in her purse.

Amber Dawn Oien, 39, was pulled over and arrested Nov. 9 in Garfield Township on a bench warrant and a driving on a suspended license charge. Court documents said troopers found the drug while searching her purse during the arrest.

Oien was arraigned Thursday on charges of heroin possession, operating a vehicle without a license and operating an unregistered vehicle. She was released Thursday from Grand Traverse County Jail on a $25,000 personal recognizance bond.