Des Moines Woman Arrested For Providing False ID Faces Additional Charges After Authorities Locate Contraband During Booking

A Des Moines woman arrested for lying about her identity to an officer now faces additional charges after she was found in possession of controlled substances while being booked into the Carroll County jail. At approximately 11:19 p.m. Wednesday, a Carroll County Sheriff’s Office deputy conducted a traffic stop on a 2009 Mercedes-Benz on Highway 30 in Glidden. The driver provided identification for an Urbandale woman. The suspect was later identified as 20-year-old Charity Faith Cameron. She taken into custody for providing false identification, a simple misdemeanor, and was transported to the Carroll County jail. While being processed, authorities located a baggie containing a substance believed to be marijuana, a scale, a smoking device and several empty plastic bags concealed on her person. Cameron has now also been charged with possession of contraband in a correctional institution, a class D felony, and first-offense possession of marijuana, a serious misdemeanor. She was released from custody on her own recognizance. Her next court appearance is scheduled for Dec. 19 at the courthouse.