BARTLESVILLE, Okla. - Bartlesville police called out to investigate a fight due to the alleged theft of a cell phone found themselves arresting a woman not only on theft charges but on drug charges as well.
Tammy Lynn Thomison, 37, faces charges of possession of stolen property, possession of amphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia.
During her hearing in Washington County District Court on Monday, the judge set her bond to $10,000 and ordered he back on July 15.
According to the affidavit, shortly after midnight on Saturday police were called to a reported fight near the intersection of Frank Phillips Boulevard and Chickasaw Avenue.
Arriving there, police spoke with a woman who said she had been fighting with Thomison who had stolen her mobile phone and other items two days prior.
She said when she had determined Thomison had her phone, she confronted her when she saw her in front of the Homeland grocery story. The woman said Thomison began yelling at her and walking away, prompting her to call the police, said the report.
Police at the scene also spoke with Thomison who then denied to them that she had the phone. Asked for her identification, Thomison opened her purse and began digging through it, at one point opening a side pocket. There police saw a clear plastic zip lock bag with a white substance inside, according to the affidavit.
When they asked her what it was the bag of substance was, she reportedly said it was not hers but had been planted there. Police also found two syringes in the bag.
They checked another bag and found several cell phones, one of which the alleged victim identified as her own, said the report.