Woman arrested on firearms, drug charges

Published on Sunday, 12 January 2014 00:06 - Written by Staff Reports

An East Texas woman was arrested Thursday on firearms and drug charges, the Smith County Sheriff’s Office announced.

Elizabeth Ann Frowley, 33, was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Joint East Texas Fugitive Task Force, according to a news release.

She was wanted by the sheriff’s office on four felony charges: two warrants for felon in possession of a firearm, bond forfeiture for manufacture or delivery of methamphetamine, and failure to appear for court.

Ms. Frowley has been wanted by the sheriff’s office since August, according to the release.

“Information was developed that she would be hiding out in the Enchanted Lakes community near Mineola,” the news release stated. “The USMS Task force officers searched for (Ms.) Frowley at a relative’s residence and found her hiding inside a freezer in the garage.”

Officers also found another person at Ms. Frowley’s home and arrested 31-year-old David Eugene Walker, who was wanted out of Van Zandt County for probation violations with the original charge of possession of controlled substance.

The Smith County Sheriff’s Office, Tyler Police Department, Smith County District Attorney investigators, Smith County Precinct 4 Constable’s Office and Deputy U.S. Marshals were involved in the arrest.