An intoxicated woman at the courthouse last week was found to have pills in her possession.
28 year old Cindy Armstrong Lemons of Whorton Springs Road, Smithville was arrested in the case.
Sheriff Patrick Ray says deputies were summoned to the DeKalb County Courthouse Tuesday where someone had spotted a woman who appeared to be very intoxicated. The caller advised that a lady was unsteady on her feet and had a very slurred speech. When Deputies arrived they found Lemons, who was placed under arrest for public intoxication. Upon a search incident to arrest, deputies found two pills in her front pocket. The pills were identified to be Hydrocodone a schedule III drug. Lemons was charged with public intoxication and simple possession of a schedule III drug (Hydrocodone).Her bond was set at $2,000 and she will appear in court on December 4th.
Meanwhile, on Wednesday, 18 year old Dustin Allen Pedigo of King Ridge Road Dowelltown was spotted by a deputy on Highway 70 west. Pedigo's vehicle, which was weaving, ran off the roadway striking the sidewalk. Pedigo was stopped and he submitted to field sobriety tasks which he failed. Pedigo was charged with driving under the influence and his bond was set at $1,000. He will appear in court on December 11th.