Two Arrested on Drug Charges in Mitchell

(MITCHELL) – A Mitchell woman and man were arrested Saturday night on drug charges after Mitchell Police knocked on an apartment door in the 500 block of South 5th Street at 10:27 p.m.

Dana Baker

Two people were in the apartment. Officials identified them as 34-year-old Dana Baker and 46-year-old Josh Wigley.

Josh Wigley

Baker gave police consent to search her apartment. During that search police found a small brown wooden box containing empty small clear plastic bags. They also found an orange torch lighter and a tan-colored tourniquet and two locked boxes that belonged to Wigley. Wigley unlocked the boxes that contained syringes, two small digital scales, and a black tourniquet.

Another search of the apartment turned up more syringes and other drug paraphernalia including two glass smoking devices, two bent spoons and two syringes that contained heroin. Police also found several syringes containing Narcan and several Fentanyl test kits. A total of 140 syringes were seized.

Both Wigley and Baker claimed none of the items belonged to them.

Both were arrested. During a search of Baker’s jacket pockets police found more syringes.

Wigley and Baker were arrested on charges of possession of meth, possession of a narcotic drug, unlawful possession of a syringe, possession of drug paraphernalia.