On November 7, 2017, Madison Police was dispatched to the 700 Block of Walnut Street in reference to a female asleep in a vehicle. Ptl. Phillip Wimpee arrived to check on the welfare of the subject. Jefferson County Sheriff Deputy Brad Demaree also arrived to assist. Upon arrival, officers attempted to wake the female inside vehicle, but she would not arise. Officers then opened the door and began physically moving the female. After several attempts the female finally awoke.
The female was identified as Charlotte R. Milano Age 27. It appeared Charlotte may have been intoxicated and was asked to exit the vehicle. Charlotte initially refused, but before exiting placed or moved something around the center console. Once outside the vehicle Ptl. Wimpee attempted to speak to her. At this time, Deputy Demaree and his K9 conducted an open air search of the vehicle.
Charlotte refused to answer questions and continued to be argumentative toward Ptl. Wimpee. Ptl. Wimpee learnd that the K9 alerted to the presence of narcotics. Officers attempted to retrieve the keys from Charlotte who began to resist.
After retrieving the keys, officers located a backpack on the passenger floor board of the vehicle. Inside the backpack officers zipper bag. The zipper bag contained two syringes, metal spoon with white residue, and small cotton pieces. Also in the backpack officers located marijuana. Based on the items found Charlotte was placed under arrest for Resisting Law Enforcement, Possession of Syringe, Possession of Paraphernalia, and Possession of Marijuana.