Henderson County deputy stops to help change tire, finds drugs instead

HENDERSON COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - A woman was arrested Thursday in Henderson County after being found in possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.

According to the Henderson County Sheriff's Office, a deputy noticed 32-year old Amanda Shelton trying to change a tire on the side of the road near the intersection of Indianola and Big Eddy south of Chandler.

They said the deputy offered to assist her in changing the tire but found a pipe that is commonly used to smoke illegal drugs.

The Sheriff's Office said Shelton was arrested and transported to the Henderson County Jail. She is charged with possession of a controlled substance and is being held on an $8,500 bond.

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