39-year-old Tonya Tomlinson was charged with criminal impersonation, possession of a legend drug, theft of merchandise, possession of drug paraphernalia, and public intoxication after she was found incapacitated in the middle of the street.
On June 25th, Lebanon Police were dispatched to Judy’s Fashion Boutique located at 224 West Main Street. At the scene, officers spoke to Ashley Brewer-Bailey who advised a woman had walked out of the store with a dress worth $59 without paying. The video cameras within the store caught the event. Police were able to identify the woman as Tonya Tomlinson, and a warrant was filed for her arrest.
On August 28th, Lebanon Police Officer Zachary Taylor was on patrol when he found a woman twitching in the middle of the road near 705 South Cumberland Street. Officer Taylor attempted to speak to the woman, but she was not able to look at him. Her body appeared to be influenced by a drug and she continuously made jerking movements. Tonya was initially not able to respond to the officer’s questions but finally advised police that her name was Bryanna Tomlinson. The officer noted that she didn’t look like the identification photo in his system.
It was determined that Tonya Tomlinson was a danger to herself and the general public, and she was detained for public intoxication. Officer Taylor then searched Ms. Tomlinson’s belongings and found 13 white quetiapine fumarate pills. Quetiapine fumarate is a legend drug better known by the brand name Seroquel. Police verified she did not have a prescription for the medication. He also found a syringe containing an unknown red substance in her backpack. Officer Taylor also located her proper identification during the search and verified that her legal name was Tonya Tomlinson.
Tonya Tomlinson was arrested and charged with criminal impersonation, possession of a legend drug, theft of merchandise, possession of drug paraphernalia, and public intoxication. She is jailed in lieu of a $6,000 bond.