Posted by Arkansas 911 News Chief Editor Paul Maddox
Originally posted on April 28, 2020 at 4:52AM for VIP Members at the AR911NEWS VIP Facebook Group. To get your VIP Pass, please CLICK HERE.
All suspects are presumed innocent until determined guilty in court.
Hot Springs Police Officer Murray reports that he and back up officer(s) were dispatched to the 1600 Block of Albert Pike Road April 25, 2020 around 8:30PM in reference to a woman yelling obscenities and screaming at traffic. HSPD 911 Dispatchers took several calls reporting this.
Off. Murray arrived quickly and recognized Gertie Mae Shipman, 52, homeless in Hot Springs. She walked into the roadway and was almost struck by a car in traffic. Contact was made with Ms. Shipman, she was arrested and searched. Found in her pocket, was a glass, drug smoking pipe with white, brown and black residue. She said that she recognized the item as a “meth pipe”.
Ms. Shipman was transported to the Garland County Detention Center for processing. She is charged with Felony Possession Of Drug Paraphernalia and Disorderly Conduct with a bond of $3,000.