Meth Use Around Children Leads to Multiple Arrests

Meth Use Around Children Leads to Multiple Arrests

ROCK SPRINGS — According to a Rock Springs Police Department press release, four people were arrested on drug charges after police served a search warrant on Century Boulevard last Friday.

According to Chief Pacheco:

Detectives with the Rock Springs Police Department Street Crimes Unit conducted a welfare check on Mar. 18 after receiving information about a woman using methamphetamine around her child.

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Joshua Woodell

During the investigation, a male subject identified as 35 year old Joshua Woodell was observed leaving the residence and was known to have an active warrant for his arrest.

Woodell was subsequently placed under arrest for the aforementioned warrant.

Through their investigation, Street Crimes Detectives were able to obtain and execute a search warrant for 2185 Century Boulevard #3.

Contact was made with 35 year old Heather Louise Theroux and the search of the residence pursuant to the search warrant was conducted.

During the search, several narcotics related items along with misdemeanor amounts of Methamphetamine were located inside of the residence.

Theroux was arrested for Possession of Methamphetamine, Use of Methamphetamine and Child Endangerment while the child inside of the residence was placed in protective custody.

Investigation yielded felony amounts of methamphetamine along with misdemeanor amounts of marijuana.

Vunessa Salazar

Two females were arrested including 37 year old Vunessa Salazar of Las Vegas, Nevada who was arrested for felony Possession of Methamphetamine, Delivery of a Controlled Substance, Child Endangerment, Possession of Marijuana and Use of a Controlled Substance.

Jamey Weickum

Also arrested was 46 year old Jamey Weickum of Rock Springs, who was arrested for Possession of Methamphetamine, Use of a Controlled Substance and Child Endangerment.

All persons are considered innocent until proven guilty.