Knox Woman Charged for Drug Possession During Shoplifting Incident


A Knox woman is in custody following a shoplifting incident that ultimately led to the discovery of drugs.

20-year-old Ashley Jones is accused of shoplifting items from the Wal-Mart in Plymouth on Tuesday evening. Plymouth Police officers arrived to the scene just after 6:00 p.m.

Jones and a juvenile who was with her were apprehended by Wal-Mart staff while awaiting police. According to a report of the incident, police performed a search of her person, allegedly locating a prescription drug for which Jones could not provide a prescription.

Several syringes and other drug paraphernalia were also located in the incident.

Jones was transported to the Marshall County Jail on charges of Theft, Possession of a Legend Drug, and Possession of a Syringe.