Mauston’s wife arrested for methamphetamine | Crime and courts
The driver, identified by a Wisconsin ID card as Ashley Jones, said the car did not belong to her. The man in the vehicle said his bicycle broke down and they were on their way to get a trailer. The man admitted to being on probation for drugs.
A search of the area around the passenger seat found a glasses case with the initials AMJ, inside which Platt found a glass pipe with white fog residue and black meth-compatible burn marks. When asked if the pipe belonged to her, Jones said no and that she had not used methamphetamine in years.
A second pipe with a broken bulb was located inside the center console, and in Jones’ purse, Platt found a tourniquet and a needle cap. While searching, Platt observed a colored tissue inside the passenger side air vent. The vent “popped out” when Platt shot it, and inside the vent was a small bag containing several clusters of silver, smoking tools, a container, two piercings, and a clear crystalline substance. / white compatible with the onset of methamphetamine.
Jones said she had had the car the night before. After reading her Miranda Warning, she agreed to speak with Platt. When asked if the case belonged to him, Jones said yes but it was used for his glasses. When asked if the pipe belonged to her, she said no, and when asked if it belonged to the male, she answered no. Jones admitted to using methamphetamine about a week ago. When asked again if the pipe belonged to him, Jones said yes.