Police: Drug charge for woman found walking in Flanders roadway

A Long Beach woman who was spotted walking in the roadway along Flanders Road in Flanders early Sunday morning is facing a drug charge, according to a Southampton Town police press release.

Police said they were responding to a telephone tip from a passing motorist who observed Ryan Tangney, 27, walking in the roadway shortly after 2 a.m. Ms. Tangney was found to be in possession of Suboxone, a prescription medication used to treat opiate addiction, at the time of her arrest, police said.

Ms. Tangney was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance and disorderly conduct, and held overnight for a Sunday morning arraignment in Southampton Town Justice Court.