Woman Accused Of Carrying Handgun In Her Underwear


UPDATED: Friday December 7, 2012 12:00 PM

A Whitehall woman was accused of having drugs and carrying a weapon in her underwear.

Samrawit Mohamed, 23, was in a vehicle with two others that was stopped early Thursday morning near Main Street and Collingwood Avenue.

Police said that during a search of the vehicle and occupants, they discovered marijuana and Hydrocodone pills.

Authorities said that they found a bag of seven doses of heroin on the ground. They said they believed Mohamed or one of the others in the car dropped the bag.

An officer searched Mohammed and found an open beer in her pants along with a gun in her underwear.

According to court documents, Mohamed allegedly had a Cobra 9mm handgun hidden in her underwear that was loaded with two rounds.

Mohamad faces a charge of carrying a concealed weapon.

The driver of the car, Leon Mason, was arrested for drugs charges for the items found near his seat.

The other passenger has not been charged in the case.

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