On 11/19/19 at approximately 2258 hours, WPD officers responded to a business in the 900 block of 29th Street SE for a call regarding a suspicious vehicle occupied by two individuals. The vehicle was parked outside a business at closing time. When the first arriving officer approached the vehicle, illegal drugs and related paraphernalia were immediately observed inside the vehicle.
The vehicle was occupied by a 20-year-old female, Baylie Blakeney from Grandview Texas, and a 21-year-old male, Heath Houston from Aberdeen South Dakota. During a search of the vehicle a loaded .45 caliber handgun, methamphetamine, marijuana, and drug paraphernalia were found and seized.
Blakeney was in possession of $1500.00 believed to be related to the purchase of the illegal drugs. Both suspects admitted to using methamphetamine and marijuana.
Both suspects were both arrested and charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance (SDCL 22-42-5), Ingesting a Controlled Substance (SDCL 22-42- 5.1), Possession of Marijuana 2oz or Less (SDCL 22-42-6), Ingesting (22-42-15), and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (SDCL 22-42A-3).
Baylie Blakeney (20) DOB: 1/21/1999 Address: Grandview, Texas
Houston, Heath (21) DOB: 7/01/1998 Address: Aberdeen, South Dakota
Charges: Ingesting Controlled Drug or Substance as Felony, Ingest, Inhale Substance to Become Intoxicated, Possession Controlled Drug or Substance, Possession of Marijuana 2 oz or less, Possession or Use Drug Paraphernalia
Bond: $2500 Cash/Surety