Alleged drug mailer arrested
Officers arrested 82-year-old Frances Ruzicka of Sandy for possession and distribution of a controlled substance at a residence in the 39100 block of Pleasant Street at 8:10 p.m. Saturday, March 31, according to Sandy police.
Ruzicka allegedly attempted to mail a package containing 4 ounces of marijuana to a relative in California on Friday, March 30, through the Sandy Shipping store. Employees at the store noticed the aroma of marijuana, opened the package and found two zip-lock bags, one containing the drug and the other some ground coffee.
Officers also found a glass smoking pipe at Ruzicka's residence during a search.