Sleepy Woman turns into Drug Bust

A Flintville woman was arrested on drug charges by Manchester Police.
Alishia Suzette Burks, 29, of Flintville was charged with manufacturing/delivering/possession of a controlled substance, possession of schedule II, possession of legend drug without a prescription and illegal possession of a weapon.
On Sept. 26 Manchester Police Officer Devin DeFord responded to a welfare check at Speedway Market on Oak Drive. Burks was found asleep in her car at the gas pump.
Upon awakening Burks, when the officer asked if she was okay, she said she was sick.
The officer obtained permission to search her car. When he searched the vehicle, warrants state that the officer allegedly found a vial and a bag of crystal meth in the center console. She also had three Hydrocodone pills in her front pocket and 19 Gabapentin tablets without a prescription.
She was also in possession of an illegal automatic knife.
She was booked into the Coffee County Jail with a bond of $21,500. She is to appear in Coffee County General Sessions Court on Oct. 3.