A 41 year old Liberty area woman was arrested by Smithville Police on drug charges Friday after she allegedly showed up intoxicated at a local business.
Patsy Darlene Fults of Pea Ridge Road, Liberty is charged with public intoxication and unlawful possession of a schedule IV controlled substance for resale.
Detective Sergeant Jerry Hutchins, Jr. says Officer Travis Bryant was called to the business and encountered Fults, who had slurred speech and was unsteady on her feet. Upon a search incident to arrest, Officer Bryant found a pill bottle containing 32 and a half pills believed to be Xanax and 12 pills thought to be valium.
Fults, who had no prescription, told Officer Bryant that a friend had given her the pills.