SALEM — A couple were arrested on drug and other charges Sunday afternoon and their 3-month-old baby boy was released to a family member.
Police received a report of an argument in the 7-Eleven parking lot on Cluff Crossing Road at 2:15 p.m.
The woman reportedly was arguing with the man because she didn’t want him to drive, alleging he was intoxicated.
Police located the vehicle heading west on Cluff Crossing Road.
The driver, Adam Walker, 26, of Salem was at the wheel, but police said he didn’t have a driver’s license. That’s just one of the charges against Walker. He also is charged with felony possession of heroin, possession of a controlled drug in a motor vehicle and endangering the welfare of a child. He passed field sobriety testing, according to Deputy police Chief Shawn Patten.
His wife, Danielle Walker, 25, also faces a felony charge for heroin possession and endangering the welfare of a child.
Both adults were taken into custody without incident. Their infant was taken to the police station and released to the custody of a relative. The Division of Children, Youth and Families was notified.
Bail was set at $2,500 cash for each of the suspects.They were taken to the county jail pending their arraignment. Both were still listed as inmates yesterday afternoon.