Woman tells police meth in purse is ‘healing crystals,’ investigators say

A woman was arrested Saturday after telling police methamphetamine in her purse were “healing crystals,” investigators said.

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Cactus Naomi Calderas, 43, was pulled over for not using a turn signal and appeared to be very nervous as police approached, KHOU reported.

Police said she consented to a search of her vehicle, KHOU reported. During a pat down, an officer found four butane lighters and a pipe used for smoking meth in Calderas' pocket. The meth was found in her purse.

Calderas was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance, KHOU reported.

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