- Associated Press - Friday, August 14, 2015

HOUSTON (AP) - Drug possession and resisting arrest charges have been dropped against a Houston-area woman who says female deputies violated her rights by doing a body cavity search in a parking lot.

Charges were dismissed Thursday against Charneshia Corley of Spring. Corley’s attorney, Sam Cammack (KAM’-ak), says he then filed a complaint with the Harris County Sheriff’s Office claiming an unconstitutional search.

Prosecutors didn’t immediately return messages Friday. A spokeswoman for the sheriff’s office had no information on a complaint being filed.

Corley was pulled over June 20 for an alleged traffic violation. Cammack says a male deputy put Corley in a patrol car, then she was taken out and two female deputies searched her.

Cammack says deputies confiscated 0.02 ounces of marijuana. He declined to say where the drugs were found.

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This story has been corrected to show the woman’s first name is spelled Charneshia, not Charnesia.

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