Rosharon Lummus: Mom of the Year Candidate, Gets Middle Schoolers Drunk at Birthday Party, then Attacks Mom with Butcher Knife (Allegedly)
Keystone Beer, a quartet of middle schoolers and 38-year-old Rosharon Lummus are a combustible combination, at least if what Anderson County authorities are saying is true.
According to Tylerpaper.com and sheriff Greg Taylor, Lummus hosted a birthday party on a country road southwest of Palestine that began last Tuesday and raged on into the wee hours of Wednesday. That was when police were dispatched to the scene by the parents of one of the kids, who ranged in age from 12 to 14, with one unknown.
In the subsequent investigation, police claim to have found out that Lummus supplied Keystone to the kids, and that when one of the parents confronted Lummus for being drunk, things got hairy.
"Lummus began hitting the mother and punching her before she ran into the house to get a large butcher knife and came back on the porch threatening the woman," Taylor said.
The woman had scrapes and bruises but was able to flee with her daughter before things escalated further.
A mother of a 13-year-old child said that her kid had what appeared to be a seizure and respiratory problems after the party. That child was taken to a hospital, treated for drunkenness, and released.
While police say that some of the kids told them that Lummus also gave them weed, none was found in the house. Police did find a wooden-handled butcher knife though. Lummus now faces charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, child endangerment, and supplying minors with alcohol.
Her Facebook page indicates a tangled, tortured love life. On October 14 of last year, she had this to say:
"Real men stay faithful, they don't have time to look for other women because they're too busy looking for new ways to love their own."
Four days later, there came this: "Any of u bitches that want [John Doe] can have him...im done!!!!"
And the next day, she announced her engagement to the same guy and now uses his last name.
Earlier this year, she took to forwarding inspirational messages, two of which seem relevant in the aftermath of this alleged middle-school beer bash.
On May 14, she posted one reading "Family & friends are like Butt Cheeks...Shit may seperate [sic] them, But They Always Come Back Together!!! Send this to all your favorite Butt Cheeks. I just did..."
And then three days later, she signed off on the notion that "A successful woman is one who can build a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at her."
Looks like there is now plenty of shit and bricks in this mom-of-the-year-candidate's life.
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