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      Traffic stop leads to crack cocaine arrest in McDonough Co.

      Tina Simmons, 48

      A routine traffic stop in McDonough County landed a Bushnell woman behind bars.

      Tina Simmons, 48, now faces charges of possession of a crack cocaine, possession of drug paraphernalia and traffic violations.

      Police say Simmons was originally pulled over for speeding on U.S. 67.

      During the traffic stop authorities say she admitted to having crack cocaine.

      Authorities searched her car and say they found one gram of crack cocaine and crack cocaine smoking pipes.

      Simmons is lodged in the McDonough County Jail awaiting a court appearance.