2 arrested in Walmart parking lot with drugs


Two people were arrested Thursday and charged with multiple drug crimes after police found a man slumped over his steering wheel in his car and a woman intoxicated in the Walmart parking lot.

According to a Bartow County Sheriff's Office report, deputies arrived at row 3 in the Walmart parking lot in Cartersville to find Mickey Lee Morris, 42, of Kingston, slumped over the steering wheel of his black 2003 Honda Element. Morris had his pants below his waist, exposing himself, when officers made contact with him.

Morris gave consent to search his pockets, and a deputy found a bag of suspected methamphetamine and a blue Mentos container with 29 various pills.

The woman with Morris at the time was 43-year-old Rome resident Julie Henderson Corn. Deputies found a glass smoking device, a bag containing suspected methamphetamine, a black container with pills, two clear containers and multiple empty bags inside a handbag by her feet on the passenger's side of the car.

A scale and a used syringe also were found.

The pills on Morris' person were identified as Clonazepam, Torsemide and amphetamine. 

The methamphetamine inside Morris' pocket weighed 0.85 grams, and the methamphetamine on Corn weighed 0.50 grams.

Morris was charged with possession of drug-related objects, two counts of possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute and possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute. His bond was set at $20,000.

Corn was charged with possession of drug-related objects and possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute. Her bond was set at $5,500.