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Police: Ky. woman submitted dog urine during drug screening

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Posted at 8:01 AM, Jan 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-02 11:37:55-05

PINEVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Authorities say a Kentucky woman gave her probation officer a dog urine sample during a drug screening.

Police in Pineville say 40-year-old Julie Miller was arrested Monday on a charge of tampering with physical evidence. She also was charged with a parole violation and trafficking in a controlled substance.

Police say Miller admitted she tried to use the dog urine as her own sample given to officers at the Bell County Probation and Parole Office during a regular probation visit. Miller pleaded guilty in November to a charge of first-degree possession of a controlled substance.