Drinking And Walking Leads To Arrest

An allegedly intoxicated woman decided to take a walk this week, and ended up in the Cannon County Jail.

Melissa Carol McTaggart, 577 Houston Parker Rd., was charged with criminal trespass and public intoxication on June 14 by Cannon County Sheriff’s Deputy Reed Bryson.

McTaggart was found at 7093 Ivy Bluff Road allegedly under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs to the point she unreasonably annoyed people in the vicinity.

McTaggart would not leave even after she had been advised to do so several times.

McTaggart stated to officers she had been drinking and walking down Ivy Bluff Rd.

Bond was set at $1,500. Initial court date is July 12.