By News StaffPublished: Apr 23, 2014 at 10:04 AM PDTLast Updated: Apr 23, 2014 at 10:04 AM PDT
Sheriff's deputies arrested a Green District couple early Wednesday morning, after authorities say a toddler was brought into the hospital with meth in her system.
On Tuesday night at about 11:30 pm, officials say Michelle Lynn Burke, 40, and James Timothy Pohl, 44, both from the Green District of Roseburg, took their 2-year-old daughter to Mercy because she was not acting normally.
The Sheriff's office says blood tests showed the child had methamphetamine in her system.
A woman arrested in Eugene earlier this month on a probation violation now faces murder charges.
A grand jury indicted Jacquelyn Kelly Novack, 38, of Murphy, Ore., on April 18 on charges of Murder, Tampering with Evidence and Felon in Possession of a Firearm.
The investigation started April 2 with a report in Grants Pass of a missing person who was believed to be deceased, Oregon State Police said.
The Josephine County Major Crimes Team took over the case on April 7 and worked with state police in Roseburg and Springfield on the investigation. State police from Springfield arrested Novak in Eugene April 9 on a probation violation.
The same day, police located human remains at a remote campsite in the Sunny Valley area, between Myrtle Creek and Grants Pass.
A fire that claimed the lives of a mother and her son has inspired a little boy to go on a mission to help save lives. The eight-year-old from Texas had been saving his money to buy a Playstation 4 -- but the deadly fire changed his mind. Brian New reports.