Patricia Nichols (Jackson County Sheriff’s Office courtesy photo)

A Wamego woman was among three arrested on drug charges this past weekend in Jackson County.

The Sheriff’s Office says 45-year-old Patricia Nichols was pulled over Saturday in the southbound lanes of Hwy 75. Officers found what was believed to be cocaine, methamphetamine, two 9 millimeter handguns in addition to other drug paraphernalia.

Nichols was arrested for distribution of stimulant, criminal use of weapons, possession of opiates and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Two others were arrested on similar charges, including 46-year-old Sheila Walker, of Topeka and 27-year-old Marques Cates, of El Dorado.