Pills and Meth: Lufkin Driver Arrested for Possession, LIVINGSTON, March 13, 2011 - At approximately 7:35 pm on March 12, 2011 Deputy Vance Berry with the Polk County Sheriff's Office was patrolling on US-59 North in Livingston and pulled over an orange 1995 Mitsubishi Eclipse on 59 North next to the Hampton Inn and driven by Sonja Gale Lilly, 47, of Lufkin. Berry pulled the vehicle over for making an unsafe lane change. Deputy Berry spoke to Lilly and noticed that Lilly was acting suspicious and received consent to search the vehicle. Berry was quickly joined by Sergeant Darrell Newman of the Livingston Police Department. A vehicle search an unmarked pill bottle containing an assortment of pills that are legally a controlled substance. The search also found several separate amounts of cash throughout the vehicle and a State Highway 69 sign in the trunk. Sonja Lilly was placed under arrest and charged with possession of a controlled substance and booked into Polk County Jail. A rollback wrecker from Ken's Towing recovered Lilly's vehicle and it will be stored at Harrison Body Shop in Livingston. The scene was cleared by about 8:20 pm. It was disclosed to PolkCountyToday.com that upon arrival at Polk County Jail, Sonja Lilly was dressed in prison uniform and it was revealed that she had concealed 5 1/2 grams of meth amphetamine in her panties and a crack pipe concealed in an undisclosed part of her anatomy.
This 1995 Mitsubishi Eclipse was pulled over for an unsafe lane change by Sonja Lilly of Lufkin.
Lilly was placed under arrest by Deputy Vance Berry for possession of a controlled substance.
There was a State Highway 69 sign in the trunk.
Houdini & Ken recovered Sonja Lilly's vehicle.
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