A Radcliff woman was arrested Tuesday and charged with robbery and other drug-related charges.
Radcliff police officers found Nichole Wilbanks, 38, who reportedly ran from Walmart where she had committed a theft and used physical force to escape loss prevention, according to her arrest citation. Upon a search, officers reportedly found a backpack that contained a metal tin with a clear plastic baggie containing suspected ethamphetamine and a partially burnt marijuana cigarette. The documents also said officers found two tablets of an opioid pain medication and five tablets of a pain killer plus several glass smoking devices with residue and a scale.
Wilbanks was charged with second-degree robbery; first offense, first-degree possession of a controlled substance – methamphetamine; first offense, first-degree possession of a controlled substance-unspecified drug; third-degree possession of a controlled substance; possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Second-degree robbery is a Class C felony punishable by five to 10 years in prison, if convicted. First offense, first-degree possession of a controlled substance-methamphetamine and unspecified drug is a Class D felony, punishable by up to three years in prison, if convicted. The other charges are misdemeanors.
Wilbanks was booked in the Hardin County Detention Center on a $5,000 cash bond. She is scheduled to be arraigned 9 a.m. Nov. 1 in Hardin District Court.