Hannibal woman in Pike County Jail facing drug charges after traffic stop

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Tonya Smallwood | Photo courtesy of Pike County Jail

PITTSFIELD, Ill. — A Hannibal woman is in the Pike County Jail after she was arrested after a traffic stop.

The Pike County Sheriff’s Department conducted a traffic stop at 1:15 p.m. Sept. 20 on a 2004 Ford Freestyle on Jefferson Street near Madison Street in Pittsfield. After an investigation, the driver, Tonya C. Smallwood, 53, of Hannibal, Mo., was arrested on the following charges:

  • Unlawful possession of methamphetamine,
  • Unlawful possession of adult-use cannabis in a motor vehicle (driver),
  • Driving under the influence of any amount of drug, 
  • Attempting to defraud a drug screening device and
  • Failure to signal.

Smallwood was arrested without incident.

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