Lauren Melissa Still, 32, appeared in a Douglas County courtroom Monday charged with possession of meth and possession of drug objects.
But drugs aren’t the only thing Still is under investigation for, according to information revealed in court.
“Apparently she’s involved in some kind of theft ring also in another jurisdiction,” Douglas County Sheriff’s Sgt. Jon Mauney said.
Assistant District Attorney Anna Vaughn told Chief Magistrate Judge Susan Camp she believes the investigation is ongoing.
“I’m going to ask you to deny bond in this particular case,” Vaughn said. “I think she’s got some priors as well, your honor.”
Still denied being involved in a theft ring.
“I am not involved any kind of theft ring or with anybody,” she said. “All I did was kept a rental truck a little too long. I kept it three weeks longer than I’m supposed to. I had been told by several people that I’d just have to pay a little extra. That’s all. I was not in any way trying to steal the truck or (have) any intention of stealing anything at all.”
Still claims the pipes found in the truck didn’t belong to her.
“There was also a girl in the truck in the driveway when the police officer pulled up and the pipes were found in a bag where she was,” she said. “I’m fairly certain that they were hers as well. But I have no involvement with any theft ring.”Camp denied bond, saying Still is likely to commit a felony.