Mill City pair face drug, child neglect charges

Posted: 18th February 2013 by Doc in Uncategorized
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MILL CITY — A 23-year-old man and a 42-year-old woman were arrested Thursday at their residence on drug and child neglect and endangerment charges.

Linn County Sheriff Tim Mueller provided this account:

As the result of an investigation, sheriff’s detectives and members of the Linn Regional Swat Team, went to 876 S.E. Third Ave. with a search warrant. They arrived at 8:55 a.m.

Kami Lou Weaver, left, and Keith James Rupert

 

Two adults and four juveniles were located. All lived at the residence with the exception of a juvenile who was visiting.

Detectives seized dealer amounts of methamphetamine, digital scales, packaging material, two firearms, methamphetamine and marijuana drug paraphernalia and stolen property.

The Department of Human Services was called to the scene and placed the three juveniles — two 4-year-olds and a 14-year-old who lived at the residence — into protective custody. DHS released the fourth juvenile, age 14, to family friends.

Keith James Rupert, 23, was arrested on charges of unlawful delivery of methamphetamine, unlawful possession of methamphetamine, felon in possession of a firearm, first-degree child neglect and endangering the welfare of a minor.

Kami Lou Weaver, 42, was arrested on charges of unlawful delivery of methamphetamine, unlawful possession of methamphetamine, first-degree child neglect and endangering the welfare of a minor.

Both were lodged in Linn County Jail. Security was set at $35,000 for Rupert and $29,000 for Weaver.

Rupert and Weaver were scheduled to be arraigned Friday.

The Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Sweet Home, Lebanon and Albany police departments.

 

 

 

 

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