Houston police arrested a Winona woman on drug-related charges after finding pills and drug paraphernalia.

A Winona woman was arrested in Houston after she was found with narcotics and drug paraphernalia, Houston police said.

Shannon M. Lawrence, 39, was taken into custody Aug. 14 after several drugs were found in a vehicle after she was found slumped over inside it near a South Sam Houston Blvd. business.

Police said they found several drugs, empty syringes and loaded syringes containing a clear liquid substance, surgical tubing, marijuana, cotton swabs, a bent metal serving spoon, a pill crusher and alcohol wipes.

The pills were mixed and contained in several plastic containers and cellophane wrappers in her purse.

Charges are sought from the Texas County prosecutor.

In other matters, police:

-Charged Samuel R. Morgan, 39, of 712 N. Grand Ave., with DWI and exceeding the posted speed limit on Aug. 21.

-Arrested Lonnie R. Quick, 23, of 777 W. Highway 17, Apt. 23, on warrants from Lebanon, Butler and Archie. He was taken to the Texas County Justice Center to await extradition by Lebanon on Aug. 21 on charges of not appearing on a supplying alcohol to minors count.

-Cited Jaymes D. Wilson, 23, of 619 W. Chestnut, with failure to yield the right-of-way on Aug. 21. Wilson’s vehicle collided with a car driven by Rosann M. Snelling, 43, 777 W. Highway 17, Apt. 23, at Grand Avenue and Chestnut Street on Aug. 21.

-Charged Joshua J. Carney, 17, with stealing under $500 by shoplifting on Aug. 10. He admitted to taking Gatorade.

-Cited Travis E. Dooley, 20, of Licking, with tampering with a motor vehicle on Aug. 9 at Hayes’ Café. He told officers he was attempting to steal medication because the vehicle’s owner owed him money.

-Cited Shelly L. Davis, 36, 8941 Hayes Dr., with failing to exhibit an insurance identification card on Aug. 15.

-Said Jerry D. Crites, 57, of 204 S. First St., was committed for a 96-hour psychiatric evaluation after he took items at Casey’s General Store on South Sam Houston Blvd. He was found with $1,194 in “educational money” that was in a Ziploc bag. The currency had a red smiley face and a handwritten price tag marked 25 cents. Later Crites was observed at Wal-Mart, where he was picked up on Aug. 16.

-Charged William H. Agee, 85, of Raymondville, with failure to yield the right-of-way following an accident near South Sam Houston Blvd. and Holder Drive. Police said Agee’s vehicle disobeyed a red traffic light and struck a vehicle operated by Sara K. Remington, 59, of Cabool. Agee said the light was green and the other driver disobeyed the signal, according to a report.



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