Wrong Number Drug Texts Leads to Arrests

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A pair of Murfreesboro residents are in jail after sending texts to buy drugs to the wrong person.

An anonymous person called police to report they were getting texts on their new cell phone number about purchasing drugs. When authorities arrived, they found messages about purchasing meth, or "ice cream" in the text. When asked "how much," a text of $140 per gram" was sent back.

After establishing On the Run Market on Mercury as the place to meet, the officer easily found the suspects. The officer was given consent to search the vehicle, which turned up heroine, meth and a glass pipe.


Thirty-six year old Christopher Condra of Sawmill Street and 37-year old Kaylee Burgess of Mercury Boulevard were both arrested.

Since one of the texts mentioned going to the female's home, a search of Burgess' residence turned up cocaine, marijuana, Xanax and oxymorphone pills.


Both face several drug charges, including felony possession. Condra's bond was set at 26-thousand while Burgess' bond was set at 39-thousand dollars. They'll be in court October 3rd to answer to the charges.

SOURCE: MPD Arrest Report 17-12694-A and 17-12694-B

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