4 arrested in Clark sheriff’s heroin investigation


Two men and two women arrested Wednesday are headed to municipal court to answer to drug-related charges that accuse them of being involved in the sale and distribution of heroin.

Three of the four were taken into custody at about 10 a.m. when Clark County sheriff’s deputies executed a search warrant at 1505 Selma Road.

The fourth person was arrested about an hour later at 1657 Edwards Ave. as part of the same investigation.

According to the sheriff’s office, the arrests are part of a six-month investigation into reported trafficking from both residences.

The sheriff’s office has not indicated whether any heroin or cash was seized during the arrests.

Arrested at Selma Road were:

*Jessica Lynn Wirgau, 28, on one count of engaging in a pattern of corrupt activity.

*James T. Peterson, 39, on three counts of drug trafficking.

*April Wirgau, 34, on a single count of engaging in a pattern of corrupt activity.

Brian L. Crable, age not available, was arrested at the Edwards Avenue residence on three counts of drug trafficking.

The four will be in Springfield Municipal Court for their initial appearance. The date was not immediately set.

More charges may be added after the case is presented to a county grand jury, the sheriff’s office said.



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