Faith Dawn Cunningham

Faith Dawn Cunningham

GLASGOW, Mo.- The Glasgow Police Department took a women suspect into custody last Friday, October 14, 2016, and charged her with multiple drug felonies.

Court records indicate Faith Dawn Cunningham, 31, of Slater Mo., was taken into custody and charged with felony distribute/deliver/manufacture/produce or attempt to or possess with intent to distribute/deliver/manufacture/produce a controlled substance, first-degree felony endangering the welfare of a child involving drugs, and misdemeanor unlawful use of drug paraphernalia.

According to the probable cause statement, on October 14, 2016, at approximately 7:45 p.m., reporting officer was on patrol traveling west on Market Street. The officer observed a black Chevrolet truck in front of him traveling the same direction. The truck was pulling a small black trailer that did not have any brake lights. The truck then signaled a right hand turn onto 2nd Street. There was no turn signal from the trailer. The officer then initiated a traffic stop on 2nd Street at the Fire Department entrance.

The officer proceeded to make contact with the driver of the vehicle and began to explain the reason for the stop. The driver asked if it was for the tags on the trailer and the lights. She asked if it was for the female toddler that was standing on the rear seat, not properly restrained. The officer identified the driver by her Missouri drivers license as Faith Dawn Cunningham. The passenger was identified by word of mouth.

The responding officer discovered quickly through MULES that Cunningham had a suspended drivers license. After requesting Cunningham to step out the vehicle, she admitted she had “dope” in a red make-up bag. Cunningham was cuffed and the officer went to search for the bag.

After collecting the bag, the officer found a digital scale, numerous unused plastic zip baggies, and tree baggies containing a crystalline substance that appeared to be methamphetamine. After more searching some marijuana was found as well as a cigarette pack with a glass pipe that contained residue.

The female toddler was given by Cunningham to go with a friend. Glasgow Officer Johnson confirmed the release of the toddler and Cunningham was transported to the Howard County Jail where she was processed in.

Cunningham’s arraignment was held on October 15, 2016 where a cash only bond of $5,000 was set. Cunningham remains in custody at the Womens Eastern Reception Diagnostic & Corr. Center  A counsel status hearing will be held on Tuesday, October 25, 2016, at the Howard County Courthouse.