One-vehicle crash leads to drug charges against driver
BELLE VERNON – A Smock woman is facing a number of drug charges after she allegedly crashed her car Wednesday and then took off.
Heather Nicole Evon, 30, of 700 First St., crashed her 1994 Plymouth Duster into two parked cars along Main Street, Belle Vernon, 4:25 p.m., Southwest Regional Police said.
The vehicles, which sustained moderate damage, are owned by Chet Burnside, of Perryopolis, and Lori Stewart, of Belle Vernon.
Police said Evon left the scene but finally stopped on Route 201 near the Route 51 interchange.
Police said they allegedly found stamp bags of suspected heroin and a large amount of drug paraphernalia in her car.
Evon is charged with possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, DUI, accidents involving damage to unattended vehicles or property, duty to give information and render aid, and driving under suspension.
She was arraigned before District Judge Jesse Cramer and remanded to the Fayette County Jail in lieu of $7,500 bond.
In an unrelated case, Evon was charged June 12 at Wal-Mart for possession of a controlled substance (suspected heroin) and possession of drug paraphernalia.