Desiree Krystal Brown, 23, and Rogers Dale Petrea, 29, were arrested Tuesday, June 14, 2016 on a warrant at the Child Protective Services office in Sulphur Springs. Special Crimes Investigators assisted CPS with an investigation involving a one year old child that tested positive for high levels of methamphetamine. The couple was charged with Abandonment/Endangerment of a Child Criminal Negligence.
Sgt. Mark Estes with the Special Crimes Unit said CPS had received information regarding drug use in a trailer park in Como shortly after the 1st of June. Their investigation led to discovering drug use by the child’s parents. Brown and Petrae are in Hopkins County Jail on a $15,000 bond each.