Visitor to lawmen: I just smoked crack
SHALIMAR — A woman who came to the Sheriff’s Office offering special information about drugs in the county was booked and jailed after she told investigators she smoked crack right before she came in the building.
Investigators say 30-year-old Kristen Paige Lowery “appeared to be under the influence of narcotics” when she came inside the Okaloosa County Multi-Agency Drug Task Force Office on Thursday.
When they asked her what type of drug she was using, she replied, “Crack,” according to the Sheriff’s Office.
When they asked her when she last used it, she said she’d smoked some just before she arrived.
Lowery was arrested on an active warrant for writing worthless checks. When deputies searched her car, they found crack and paraphernalia, including scales covered with cocaine residue.
She was charged with possession of cocaine and possession of paraphernalia and taken to the Okaloosa County Jail.