Linda Claypoole, 54, of Butler was caught with a suspected crack pipe following her arrest on a warrant on West Penn Street.
Police said Claypoole was a passenger in a vehicle they stopped for a traffic violation. Officers learned that she was wanted by state police on an arrest warrant in connection with a January shoplifting case.
Police took her to Butler County Prison for the warrant. While waiting to be booked, according to court documents, she admitted that she had a crack pipe, which she turned over to police.
She is charged with a misdemeanor count of possession of drug paraphernalia.
Claypoole also was arraigned on a felony charge of retail theft in the warrant. She was released on $2,500 unsecured bail following arraignment.