Missing journalist's medicine caused her to become 'confused and disoriented'

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"She's still having problems with her memory", said Houston Police during a press conference Monday afternoon.

Houston police say a sports journalist who was found after she went missing over the weekend told officers she had a severe reaction to medication that led her to become confused and disoriented.

Police tweeted Monday morning that the passer-by had seen news reports that 29-year-old Courtney Roland was missing and recognized her near Interstate 610 in west Houston.

Courtney's mother said she received a unusual text from her phone that said "hello the owner of this phone Courtney".

Her Jeep was found overnight with her phone and other personal items inside, Houston police said in a tweet.

A message left on her phone was not immediately returned.

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UPDATE: Our officers have found Ms. Roland in the Galleria area. After she parked, the roommate told KPRC "the blue truck looped back around and parked behind her. ..." The address where she was found was not provided by police. As CrimeOnline previously reported, Roland texted her roommate on Saturday and said she had seen a man acting strangely at Wal-mart, and that the same man appeared to have followed her home.

She wasn't aware that she had been reported as missing and her state of confusion caused her to lose track of time, police said. Her purse - which contained an iPad, computer, and credit cards - was found intact somewhere inside the mall, according to KHOU.

Vara should meet soon thereafter with Roland, however she didn't appear.

She was last seen Sunday evening "walking alone in a store in the mall" Sunday evening, police said.

Governor Greg Abbott took to social media Sunday in an effort to help find the missing reporter, using the hashtag #HelpFindCourtney.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Houston Police Department.

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