Taylor Chiles

Springfield woman accused of selling drugs with kids nearby

Taylor Chiles, 25, was charged in Clark County Municipal Court with endangering children. She pleaded not guilty and her bond was set at $5,000.

The Clark County Sheriff’s Office began their investigation when they were contacted by the Adult Parole Authority, according to the affidavit. They said a man was due for a parole violation hearing and he was suspected of selling drugs out of a home on East Street home.

The man was detained and members of the parole authority advised they were going to the home for a parole search, the affidavit says. The search found a bullet and numerous rubber gloves in the residence.

“She then sent me a photograph of a black digital scale with white powder residue on it,” the affidavit says. “Through my training and experience, I have found a combination of rubber gloves and digital scales to be consistent with the trafficking of fentanyl.”

The detective also received photos of a plastic bag of white powder, one containing blue pills and another containing green Xanax tablets, according to the affidavit. The items were located in a gold colored purse that had Chiles name on several medication bottles, the affidavit says.

“When interviewed … Ms. Chiles admitted to selling illegal narcotics, however, would not indicate what type of narcotics,” the affidavit says.

A next court date in the case had not been set.

Thank you for reading the Springfield News-Sun and for supporting local journalism. Subscribers: log in for access to your daily ePaper and premium newsletters.

Thank you for supporting in-depth local journalism with your subscription to the Springfield News-Sun. Get more news when you want it with email newsletters just for subscribers. Sign up here.

X