Orange police during the weekend made two separate arrests for possession of methamphetamine.
The first arrest was Friday morning about 9:20 at a 16th Street store. Police report the manager of Dollar General called about a suspicious woman walking around and she appeared intoxicated. The patrol officer said he saw watched the woman who did seem to be intoxicated.
The woman gave him permission to search her purse. The officer said he found a plastic baggie with meth and a cut plastic straw with meth inside. He said people cut straws so they can snort the drug.
39-year-old Kelly Leigh Young was arrested for the state jail felony of possession of a controlled substance.
The second arrest was Sunday night at 10th and Front strets. An officer stopped a car without a registration sticker in front. He said the 52-year-old woman driver got out and was fidgety. While talking to her, he saw a man in the passenger seat reaching from his mid-area toward the floor board.
The officer saw the man sitting on a large kitchen filet knife. The officer asked the man to get out. Because the car door would not open, the man crawled out of the sun roof.
According to the police report, the officer found crystals of methamphetamine on the floor board. 34-year-old Brad Lee Ziegler of Bridge City was arrested for possession of a controlled substance.
The officer said when in the patrol vehicle, the man started kicking the center and said other people had been in the car. He was taken to the nearby Orange County Jail.
A 38-year-old man from Orange was arrested for on a parole warrant after a traffic stop and he also faces a charge of possession of a firearm by a felon.
Police stopped the vehicle abot 11 p.m. Friday after seeing the driver run the four-way stop at Camellia and Bluebonnet streets in Roselawn. Officers ran a check and discovered Shawn Dillon Shafer had an arrest warrant issued for a parole violation.
During a search of the vehicle, officers found a loaded Glock 19 firearm on the front seat.
A 26-year-old woman reported she was attacked and had her purse stolen outside a Cove area store. Police went to the Stop N Drive, 1801 DuPont Drive, about 4 p.m. Friday.
Smoker’s Express, 1050 16th Street, called police at 7:42 p.m. Friday after a man stole $123 worth of tequila. One 750 ml bottle of Don Julio Reposada was marked as $52.99, and a 750 ml bottle of Don Julio Blanco was valued at $69.99.
Two units at the Storage Depot, 2525 Interstate 10, were burglarized. One break-in was discovered on Saturday and the other on Sunday.