Two arrested on recommended drug and child endangerment charges

Trae D Smith and Roxanna L Anderson (courtesy of the Casper Police Dept)

Two Casper residents are facing recommended charges of Methamphetamine Possession and Child Endangerment, following their arrest during the afternoon of February 6th.

Police records show that Roxanna L. Anderson and Trae D. Smith were arrested on Wednesday.

A Casper Police Department affidavit in the case says that officers executed a search warrant on an apartment on the 1200 block of Boulder Drive in Casper. Police say that they observed Smith leaving the front door of the apartment, and made contact with him.

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Police entered the apartment and observed a juvenile inside, and also made contact with Anderson.

Police say that they discovered a container on Smith’s person that reportedly contained two suspected methamphetamine pipes, three jewelers baggies containing suspected methamphetamine residue, another jewelers bag containing approximately 1/4 gram of suspected methamphetamine, and a small straw with suspected methamphetamine residue.

Police say that following the discovery of the items, Smith was taken into custody.

During a search of the a bedroom in the home, police report finding a Smith and Wesson handgun, a suspected methamphetamine pipe, a suspected marijuana pipe, a jeweler’s bag containing approximately .81 grams of suspected methamphetamine, and a small jar containing .2 grams of suspected marijuana.

Both suspects were arrested and transported to the Natrona County Detention Center without further reported incident.

All of those cited or arrested are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law. Charges are subject to change following official filings from the Natrona County District Attorney’s Office.