Some worthless checks and other matters last spring have led to the arrest of a former Atchison resident on a dangerous drug charge.

Rosezitta C. Moore, 24, of St. Joseph, Missouri, is facing new charges that include possession of methamphetamine, a felony, and possession of paraphernala, a misdemeanor. Moore also faces two additional misdemeanor charges for worthless checks related to previous cases. Moore heard the charges announced to her Friday, July 5, in the District Court of Atchison County. She remained confined at the Atchison County Jail on Friday evening, pending fulfillment of a $10,000 bond.

An Atchison-based attorney, John Kurth, was appointed to serve as defense counsel for Moore. The two are scheduled for the 9 a.m. criminal docket Friday, July 12.

Atchison County Sheriff Jack Laurie communicated in an email to the Globe that Moore was initially arrested in connection with a March 23 incident. Although the meth and paraphernalia were found in her possession during an investigation, she was not taken into custody at the time. A district court warrant was filed later for her arrest. Moore was taken into custody on July 5.

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