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Police: Two Had Heroin in Vehicle With Infant

Danielle and Adam Walker of Salem face drug, child endangerment charges.

Two local people were arrested Sunday afternoon after a vehicle stop revealed they had heroin and a three-month-old infant in their vehicle.

Salem Police charged Danielle Walker, 25, and Adam Walker, 26, of Salem with endangering the welfare of a child and felony heroin possession. Adam Walker faces additional charges of possession of drugs in a motor vehicle and operating without a license.

Police said they responded to the area of 7-Eleven on Cluff Crossing Road after a dispute between a male and a female in the parking lot had been reported.

The female was reportedly arguing with the male not to drive because he was intoxicated and callers reported a small child was in the vehicle.

Officers were able to locate the vehicle traveling west on Cluff Crossing and during the investigation they were able to find a small amount of heroin in the vehicle.

Police said the male driver also did not possess a driver's license.

Both adults were taken into custody without incident and the child, a three-month-old, was taken to police headquarters and released into the custody of a family member.

Bail was set for both at $2,500 cash and they were later taken to Rockingham County jail pending arraignment. Police said the state Division of Children, Youth and Families was also notified.

Tim McCarthy September 17, 2012 at 03:30 PM
Parents of the year....NOT!
james thomas September 18, 2012 at 12:17 PM
anyone doing heroin with a child in ther car should lose there license for 1yr min and do 90 days in a hospital not jail get them the help they need if they complete that they should be able to get there child back but in the meantime a family member should take that child and give it the love a 3month old needs please get help
K Adams September 19, 2012 at 05:27 PM
You cannot force someone to get help - they have to want it. Drugs do awful things to people, and families. Turns them into people you cannot even recognize. Obviously this young couple is lost and I would suspect would not do this intentionally, as I knew them at one point in my life. More often than not drugs bring you down and hopefully this situation will bring them back to reality. Unfortunate situation. I hope they get the help they need and accept that help.
john moris September 19, 2012 at 06:19 PM
This is wht u call parents ya right that baby don't diserve to be around that shit he didn't choose to be here Stupid ppl man I tell ya they should be loked up in a room for a few years till there clean and better then jail
oscar hogland October 27, 2012 at 01:16 AM
ha... karmas a mo fo....they are grimy people and i would love to bail them out just to beat the bag outta them. I take better looking shits then the ugly scab chick and as for the man? He is as much a man as his wife is hot. They hit the ugly tree and it fell on top of them. good luck retars....NOT

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