TOP PHOTO: La Follette Police Sgt. Noah Riggs (left) and Sgt. Melissa Phillips bag meth that was allegedly found in one of the floor mats of the car.

La Follette Police allegedly found Marissa Wallace slumped over the wheel of this car with the engine running, in gear, and her foot on the brake at the Main Street Shell.

By Charlie Hutson

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – The sight of a woman slumped over the wheel of a parked car drew the attention of La Follette Police Officer Anthony Mahar. Mahar was on routine patrol Monday around 6 pm passing by the Main Street Shell when he saw the woman at the outer pumps of the Shell. See the full photo gallery from Charlie Hutson HERE.

La Follette Police Officer Mallory Campbell searches the car.

Mahar pulled over and attempted to awake the woman, identified as Marissa Wallace, and it allegedly took several attempts before she finally awakened. LPD Officer Mallory Campbell assisted Mahar as the officers found Wallace behind the wheel of the red Nissan with the engine running, in gear, with Wallace’s foot on the brake.

A safe was found in this box by LPD Officer Anthony Mahar. Several items were found in the safe.

Campbell and Mahar removed Wallace from the car, and she was not steady on her feet according to the report. Wallace failed a field sobriety test and was taken into custody.

Upwards of 100 syringes were in the red Nissan.
Other items found included schedule II, III and V controlled substances and drug paraphernalia.

Officers discovered over 100 syringes along with schedule II, III and V controlled substances. Other drug paraphernalia was also located inside the car.

Left to right are Sgt. Melissa Phillips, Sgt. Noah Riggs, Officer Anthony Mahar, Officer Mallory Campbell and Jamuel Patton with Maynard’s Wrecker Service.

A good amount of cash was confiscated.
A set of scales were near more syringes.
Meth was found on this plate.