Mom's Meth & More is Out of Business
EAST MONTGOMERY COUNTY, February 28, 20123 - The Montgomery County Precinct 4 Constable’s Office shut down what appeared to be a “family business” Wednesday afternoon in New Caney.
Investigators received information indicating methamphetamine was being sold by Sheri Young from a travel trailer on a property in the 21600 block of Punkin. Young was no stranger to law enforcement with multiple prior arrests, the most recent being earlier this month. Surveillance of the residence revealed a large number of visitors who stayed for short periods of time, which further supported the allegation.
Around 1:20 p.m. a Precinct 4 lieutenant conducted a traffic stop on a red Chevy S-10 pickup, which was one of the vehicles that had a short visit at Young’s residence. The truck was eastbound on McCleskey with two male and two female occupants. One of the women was sitting on a man’s lap, with neither wearing a seatbelt as required by law. As the deputy approached and activated his emergency equipment, he could see that same female lean over, out of site for several seconds leading the deputy to suspect she was attempting to hide contraband.
The lieutenant recognized the driver, Robert Reneau, who acted extremely nervous and was visibly shaking and displaying other suspicious behavior. The lieutenant discovered a white plastic container with a glass pipe and over a half gram of methamphetamine. Reneau was detained and his passengers were then identified as Michael Young, Moriah Carroll, and a second female who was the only member of the group that did not wind up in jail.
A search of the vehicle and its contents revealed 14 pills identified as a dangerous drug in Carroll’s purse. Carroll was taken into custody and initially denied having any contraband on her person, but later admitted having hidden methamphetamine in her vaginal area. She said Michael Young (Sheri Young’s son), whose lap she was sitting on at the time of the stop, tried to force the drugs down her pants when saw law enforcement, but then she agreed to hide them.
Meanwhile, investigators conducting surveillance on Sheri Young’s residence had seen her emerge from the camper trailer carrying a wicker basket, which she placed behind the camper. After deputies took the suspects to the Precinct 4 office for booking, the lieutenant paid Sheri Young a visit. The wicker basket contained two glass smoking pipes containing methamphetamine residue, two digital scales and a marijuana smoking pipe. A search of the residence revealed another large digital scale, an empty box for a different digital scale and multiple used syringes containing a red liquid. Inside Sheri Young’s purse were multiple small plastic bags typical of those used to package narcotics for sale.
Sheri Young was taken into custody and transported to the Precinct 4 office for booking. While in the office, she collapsed and began having a seizure that lasted over 10 minutes. An ambulance responded and transported Young to the emergency room in Kingwood, where hospital staff removed a clear plastic bag containing over 3 grams of methamphetamine from her vaginal cavity. She was later released and the booking process continued.
Sheri Ann Young, 51, of New Caney is charged with third-degree felony Possession of a Controlled Substance.
Michael J. Young, 29, of Splendora is charged with third-degree felony Possession of a Controlled Substance and third-degree felony Tamper/Fabricate Physical Evidence with Intent to Impair.
Moriah Joy Carroll, 20, of Conroe is charged with third-degree felony Possession of a Controlled Substance and third-degree felony Tamper/Fabricate Physical Evidence with Intent to Impair and class A misdemeanor Possession of a Dangerous Drug.
Robert Reneau, 43, of Splendora is charged with state jail felony Possession of a Controlled Substance.