Welfare Check at Grocery Store Leads to Two Arrests

Welfare check at a grocery store leads to two arrests

Two people were arrested on drug charges Monday in the parking lot of a grocery store on Turner McCall Boulevard.

According to Floyd County Jail records and a Rome Police Department report:

Officers were dispatched to the store for a welfare check on a man who was slumped over in a vehicle in the parking lot.

When police woke 30-year-old Alexander Drew Osborne of Aragon, a glass pipe with methamphetamine residue fell from his lap onto the floor.

He was charged with possession of drug-related objects.

The owner of the vehicle, identified as 54-year-old Tonia Ridling Boone of Rome, was located in the store.

She was found with a vial of crystal meth, four pills, miscellaneous pipes, and cotton tips.

Boone is charged with possession of meth, possession of drug-related objects, possession of a Schedule IV controlled substance, and failure to appear in court.

(WRGA Rome, Georgia)




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