An Oklahoma woman arrested on Monday on drug charges had a loaded handgun hidden in her vagina, according to police. The weapon was discovered during a search of Christie Dawn Harris, 28, by a female officer with the Ada Police Department. According to a police report, the officer spotted the handle of the five-shot revolver "sticking out from" inside Harris.
Investigators also discovered plastic baggies containing methamphetamine lodged in the crack of Harris’s buttocks.
The Freedom Arms .22-calibre handgun was loaded with three live rounds and one spent shell. The police report noted, “gun located in suspect vagina.”
At around 3:45am officers spotted Harris and another woman, Jennifer Delancy, inside a vehicle parked outside a closed restaurant. The women were in the front of the vehicle and “both seats were laid all the way back.”
Asked by an officer if the car contained weapons or drugs, Harris, who was behind the wheel, answered that “she did not think there was anything.”
But when a drug dog alerted to both the driver and passenger sides of the Toyota Yaris, officers searched the vehicle and found meth, drug paraphernalia, a pistol, and a loaded magazine. Harris and Delancy were then arrested.
While being transported to jail, Harris “stated several times that she needed to go to the bathroom.”
At the lockup, Harris was directed to change out of her clothes into “jail clothing.” When directed to lower her underware (sic) so that a female officer could check for contraband, Harris “advised that she was on her period and did not want to.”
Harris eventually complied with the officer's order. “I observed at that time a wooden and metal item sticking out from her vagina area,” reported Officer Kathy Unbewust, who added that she “pulled the item from her vagina, and found it to be a 5 shot revolver with rounds in the chamber.”
Harris is scheduled to be arraigned on felony weapons and narcotics charges.