Woman Charged with 3 Attempts to Purchase Illegal Amounts of Ephedrine

Laurens City Police made an arrest yesterday charging a Clinton woman with attempting to make purchase of illegal amounts of ephedrine products three times this past fall. 34-year-old Chastity Ann Cantrell of 529 Gastley Drive, Clinton is accused of attempting to purchase over 9 grams of ephedrine products within a 30-day period. Detective Leann Riggott alleges incidents in Laurens on September 20th, October 6th and November 13th. ms. Cantrell was released from the Johnson Detention Center later yesterday on $465 personal recognizance bonds on each charge.