Woman Arrested for Using Drugs in Front of Children
Narcotics discovered at a residence on Boxelder Road resulted in the felony arrest of a 27-year-old woman.
Police Lt. Brent Wasson said that officers contacted the woman at 11:57 a.m. April 18, during the course of an ongoing police investigation. The exact nature of the investigation was not specified.
While officers were speaking with the woman, Wasson said, they developed suspicion that she had narcotics inside her home.
Officers were granted consent to search the apartment and reportedly seized 1.5 grams of marijuana, four .5 gram schedule III controlled substance tablets, and paraphernalia containing marijuana and methamphetamine residue.
Wasson said that the woman submitted a urinalysis, the results of which showed recent consumption of THC and meth.
The woman reportedly admitted to smoking meth and marijuana while her children, ages 2 and 3, were present, according to Wasson.
The woman was arrested and charged with possession of meth, marijuana, the schedule III tablets, use of a controlled substance, and two counts of felony drug endangered child. The children were taken into protective custody.