POLICE: Woman hid drugs in underwear

Posted at 8:32 AM, Mar 02, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-02 08:32:14-05

Police say a Buffalo woman was hiding drugs in her underwear when she punched another woman in the face during a fight.

City of Tonawanda Police arrested 22-year-old Rebecca Nugent.  Police say she got into a fight with a 36-year-old woman on Grove Street.  The other woman's face was cut when Nugent punched her.

When police arrested Nugent they say she was carrying four crack pipes, needles, two plastic containers with cocaine.  Police say the drugs were found in a plastic baggie in Nugent's underwear.  She was arrested early Thursday morning and is facing drug and assault charges.  She was held on bail.