Less than a month after being arrested on a drug charge, 44 year old Tammie Michelle Anderson has been busted again by Smithville Police.
Anderson is charged in the latest case with possession of a controlled substance with intent to resale after allegedly purchasing oxycodone pills from 44 year old Sherry Dawn Gibbs on Wednesday, February 3.
In the earlier case on Thursday, January 7 Anderson was arrested with a co-defendant, 35 year old Rickey W. Murphy for sale and delivery of a schedule VI drug (marijuana). Anderson posted a $50,000 bond in that case but the Judge revoked the bond Thursday, February 4 in General Sessions Court.
Anderson will be back in court February 11 on the January charge and she will make another court appearance on the latest charge February 18.
According to Police Chief Mark Collins, the latest case against Anderson was made after Gibbs was pulled over in a traffic stop and subsequently charged with sale and delivery of a controlled substance. Gibbs was also cited for traffic offenses including a driver license and light law violation, and for no insurance, which is a violation of the financial responsibility law.
During the traffic stop, Gibbs was found to be in possession of an empty prescription bottle. The prescription for 120 oxycodone was in Gibbs' name and had been filled on that day, Wednesday February 3. After questioning Gibbs, police learned that she had allegedly sold the pills to Anderson for $747.00. Officers recovered the pills after going to Anderson's home to speak with her concerning the incident . They learned that Anderson had allegedly purchased the pills to re-sell.
Bond for Gibbs is $10,000. Anderson's bond in the latest case was set at $60,000. Both will make a court appearance on these charges February 18.
In the January case, Smithville Police went to Anderson's residence and asked if they could do a search after receiving numerous complaints and information of illegal activity there. Upon receiving consent to search, officers found in Murphy and Anderson's bedroom a bag of a green leafy substance believed to be marijuana weighing 2.5 ounces. A box of baggies was also found close by. The search of the residence further turned up a glass pipe used to smoke marijuana which belonged to 19 year old Charles Nathan Pack. He was cited for possession of drug paraphernalia.
In other cases, 42 year old Peggy Rochelle Bain was arrested for simple possession of a schedule II drug on Wednesday, January 20. Police responded to a complaint of an assault and spoke with Bain. The arresting officer requested and received permission to search Bain and found 42 yellow pills believed to be Hydrocodone in her left jacket pocket. Bain didn't have a prescription for the medication. Her bond is $2,000.
34 year old John Preston Senters was arrested for driving on a revoked license and cited for speeding on Wednesday, January 20. Police observed a vehicle traveling 57 miles per hour in a 40 mile per hour speed zone which was confirmed by radar. The arresting officer stopped the vehicle and spoke with the driver, Senters. A computer check revealed his driver license to be revoked for a DUI. His bond is $1,500 and his court date is January 28.