Police make drug arrest

A Floyd County woman is arrested after police allegedly find 23 pills in her pocket.

Police say 47-year-old Rita Thornsberry was standing on the sidewalk outside the old courthouse in Prestonsburg when she reportedly told an officer she was trying to get a ride.

Thornsberry then allegedly told the officer she had taken a Lorcet.

The officer then searched her and found 23 pills in her pocket.

She was arrested and charged with public intoxication, and two counts of possession of a controlled substance.


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