HARTSELLE — A Morgan County woman is accused of taking her 8-year-old child into a hotel room where police seized methamphetamine, syringes, meth pipes and straws, authorities said.
Crystal Hubbard Riddle, 33, 29 Fieldcrest Private Drive, is charged with drug endangerment of a child, and misdemeanors possession of drug paraphernalia and loitering in a drug house, according to the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office.
Drug Task Force agents said they responded to Express Inn, 1601 Old U.S. 31 S.W. after a Hartselle police officer found trespassers in a room they hadn’t rented along with drugs early this morning.
Also arrested was Colton Henderson, 23, 1498 Parker Road S.E., Hartselle. Henderson is charged with possession of a controlled substance-meth and misdemeanor loitering in a drug house, according to the Sheriff’s Office.
Sheriff Ana Franklin said agents found Henderson in possession of meth, while the paraphernalia was lying around the room.
Two other suspects were charged with drug-related misdemeanors.
The Department of Human Resources was called and placed the child in foster care, the sheriff said.
Riddle is being held in Morgan County Jail with bail set at $50,600. Henderson’s bail is $3,100.
HARTSELLE, AL (WAFF) – Four people are facing drug charges after Hartselle police say they discovered syringes, meth pipes and straws in a hotel room.
On Friday, Hartselle Police were called to the Express Inn in Hartselle after receiving a complaint there were trespassers in one of the rooms.
Officers made contact with Colton Henderson, 23, Jordan Cole, 21, Daniel Brown, 31, and Crystal Hubbard Riddle, 33, and discovered methamphetamine on Henderson and drug paraphernalia throughout the room. Police say an 8-year-old child was also present.
Morgan County Drug Task Force agents executed the search warrant and discovered several syringes as well as meth pipes and straws.
The Department of Human Resources was called and placed the child in foster care.
Cole and Brown were charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and loitering in a drug house. Their bond is set at $600 each.
Riddle was charged with drug endangerment of a child, possession of drug paraphernalia, and loitering in a drug house. Her bond is set at $50,600.00.
Henderson, Cole, Brown and Riddle were all transported to the Morgan County Jail.