On Monday, March 5, 2012 Eric Lynn Roden and Natlie Renae Weems, both of Antlers, were charged with the distribution of controlled dangerous substance - methamphetamine, a felony, after selling the drug to an informant of the District 17 Drug Task Force.
On November 9, 2012, members of the Drug Task Force meet with a confidential informant to conduct a controlled by of methamphetamine from Eric Roden, a 25 year old white male. The informant was searched and a video recording device was placed on the informants’ person prior to the sale.
The informant was then given $60.00 cash and dropped off at their place of residence to call Roden. Roden and Natlie R. Weems, a 29 year old white female, pulled up to the informant’s location and Roden gave the informant $50.00 worth of methamphetamine and $10.00 dollars in change.
The informant then contacted the Drug Task Force team and the informant was picked up and taken to a predetermined location. The recording device was removed form the informant and the Task Force took possession of the methamphetamine and placed it in their evidence locker, along with the video of the purchase made from Roden and Weems.
This crime is punishable by imprisonment for 2 years to life or a fine of up to $20,000 or both.