Two Arrested by Laurel Police after Traffic Stop


A traffic stop by Laurel Police led to the arrest of two people on drug charges.  Police found 33 year old Catherine Waples of Laurel was driving on a suspended license and a search of the vehicle turned up over 6 grams of crack cocaine.  Police arrested Waples and 61 year old George White of Laurel, but while processing Waples – she assaulted an officer and escaped from the police department.  She was arrested a short time later and faces multiple charges.  White is charged with possession and other offenses.  The officer was treated and released.