Vehicle occupants approach strangers’ homes to avoid police contact

Lawrenceburg Police officers made a drug arrest recently after a group driving through the areafled on foot, then knocked on the doors of strangers in order to avoid police contact.The incident resulted in the arrest of twenty-three year old Caprice Nicole Parson of 227 Sheldon Street, Pulaski.

The reporting officer reports that he was on routine patrol behind a red truck that was turning into Fisher Alley when a woman jumped out of the truck and ran toward a nearby home on Debus Street. The driver pulled up to a Fisher Alley home and a male passenger went and knocked on the door.

A male resident answered, however he told officers that he did not know the other men.

The driver eventually admitted that they had stopped at the home in an effort to get away from the police.

Officers searched the truck, and reports show that they found a syringe loaded with meth in Parson’s belongings as well as a set of digital scales. Parsons was taken into custody and transported to the Lawrence County Jail where she was booked on charges of illegal possession of a Schedule II drug and possession of drug paraphernalia.

She will answer the charges in General Sessions Court on February 1, 2019




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