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Iowa woman locked out of home, then locked up

Jailin Turner

CBS affiliate KGAN

IOWA CITY, Iowa - Police say an Iowa woman who was locked out of her apartment was arrested and locked up after officers who helped her get back inside found pot plants and drug paraphernalia there.

The Iowa Press-Citizen reports the Iowa City officers were sent to investigate a report early Friday morning about a woman yelling and banging on an apartment window. She told them she'd lost her keys.

The officers said in the complaint that when firefighters broke into the apartment, two bongs were in plain view. Officials also said they found a scale, potted marijuana plants and grow lights.

Police say 19-year-old Jailin Turner is charged with possession of a controlled substance and other crimes. Jail records showed she was in custody on Monday.