Cantonment Woman Found Passed Out At Convenience Store Now Facing Drug Charges, ECSO Says

May 12, 2022

A Cantonment woman allegedly found passed out in a vehicle in front of a convenience store is facing drug charges.

Rose Marie Briones, 40 was charged with possession of a controlled substance without a prescription, possession of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office said Briones was found passed out in a Nissan SUV with the engine running at a Circle K on Olive Road. Deputies were able to wake her up and get her to step out of the vehicle.

She appeared to be under the influence and declined to allow deputies  to search her vehicle, an arrest report states. A K-9 responded and alerted on the vehicle.

Inside the SUV, the Sheriff’s Office said they found a glass container with cocaine, presumptive marijuana, four glass smoking devices with burnt residue, a baggie containing methamphetamine, and a grinder that contained a green leafy substance.

Briones stated that the items found in the vehicle did not belong to her.

She remained in the Escambia County Jail Thursday morning with bond set at $3,500.


18 Responses to “Cantonment Woman Found Passed Out At Convenience Store Now Facing Drug Charges, ECSO Says”

  1. Keith Hennington on May 13th, 2022 11:36 pm

    It amazes me ,when people always think they have the answer to someone else’s situation when I GAURANTEE you that they have more skeletons in their closet than the ones that they are criticizing

  2. Cherenna Williams on May 13th, 2022 11:36 pm

    No one perfect, so instead of judging and disrespecting others, be the the positivity that may change their life.

  3. CDPJR on May 13th, 2022 8:09 pm

    Hey “Good Grief,
    Spot on my friend, spot on!!!!

  4. Good grief on May 13th, 2022 6:22 pm

    Drug addiction and alcoholism are NOT diseases. Cancer is a disease. You don’t acquire addiction and alcoholism. You HAVE to actually do drugs or drink to be addicted. Let’s call it what it is, a CHOICE. You do it enough and it will get a hold on you and not let go.

  5. K. in Cantonment on May 13th, 2022 9:14 am

    You cannot help someone that does not want it.

  6. Sherry on May 12th, 2022 3:21 pm

    I understand everyone’s thoughts and reactions. Addiction is extremely complex and so many times folks pointing their finger haven’t taken a look in the mirror at their own dis-Ease. It is a shame when our addiction creates extreme consequences. Most times, incarceration comes right on time and having time away from what is destroying us is vital…but, there is no doubt, that rehab and guidance is an absolute necessity for those that want it. Addiction is real. Addiction is a liar and a thief. Our obsessive compulsive behaviors want us dead. If you think for second that you or a family member is not at risk at any given minute. Think again. No one dabbles with drinking beers or thinking I will just do this once or twice with no concept of how one is flirting with serious consequences. I have come to believe that when you are hating on or condemning another
    and, forget about unconditional love with your unforgiveness that you remember it is the destruction of the dis-ease that we really hate. And, that your love one or another human being might need a life saver or preserver thrown to them. When I realized that Jesus did not seeking perfect people to be His disciples. He chose the misfits, underdogs, murderers, the pure thugs as we call them now to be His chosen ones. There is no doubt the Lord His Holy Spirit in us can turn a mess into a major message of hope and restoration in each of our lives. Don’t just give up on anyone so easily. There is hope for us all. Losing hope is a death sentence long before we actually die. Everyone needs hope and a chance to learn and have a deeper understanding of their behaviors.. There are hundreds of thousands of awesome people being held. There has to be a better way. When it hits close to home, then you will understand.

  7. Mark on May 12th, 2022 2:01 pm

    @Stacy, it is also a CHOICE they made to start taking drugs. Just like alcoholics who CHOSE to start drinking.

    While it may be sad, it was their own doing that got them there. Plenty of places to go get help, but they do not want it.

  8. Linda Wilson on May 12th, 2022 1:55 pm

    Stacy Cooper is right, why not invest money in rehabilitation centers for these people to go get help. It is a wide spread disease that’s getting worse and jail is not the answer..

  9. JTV on May 12th, 2022 1:45 pm

    @Stacy Cooper, please go out and help. She needs you. I, on the other hand prefer to look out for the law abiding in our county. You step up to the plate and waste your efforts on these lost causes that put everyone else in danger.

  10. Sad! on May 12th, 2022 1:22 pm

    All any of us need is Jesus. Whether we do drugs or not, He can fix whatever problems we have.

  11. Stacy cooper on May 12th, 2022 11:39 am

    Instead of Criticizing and making fun of people like this maybe we as a people should find ways to help her addiction is a terrible thing an uncontrollable disease that takes your life piece by piece it’s a lot harder than people who hasn’t been through it realizes it’s sad so very sad

  12. paul on May 12th, 2022 11:11 am

    the stuff is not mine officer, I fell asleep and illicit drug elves planted the drugs in my car…those pesky drug elves…

  13. Deranged on May 12th, 2022 10:56 am

    She’s only 40 ?

  14. retired on May 12th, 2022 9:54 am


  15. Susie on May 12th, 2022 9:15 am

    The beauty God gave people might as well be flushed down the toilet with a few hits of the “ugly drug”. But if these people would rather look like the “Kraken” and fry their brains at the same time, that’s your call lady. Just don’t do it behind the wheel and put everyone in danger.

  16. Jau on May 12th, 2022 9:03 am

    Turn that frown upside down

  17. She said on May 12th, 2022 8:42 am

    These aint my pants, that aint mine!!!! Stupid is, as stupid does!!!

  18. JTV on May 12th, 2022 6:54 am

    She’ll be back on the street, hitting the crack pipe and driving in your neighborhood in no time.

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