MULLENS, WV (LOOTPRESS) – Two people are facing serious charges out of Wyoming County related to drugs and child neglect.
According to authorities, on February 8, 2023, police pulled over a Volkswagen Beetle in the parking lot of Little General. They noticed that the driver, Tiffany Duncan, was driving the vehicle and observed her to be jerky and her speech slurred. The car’s passenger, Justin Duncan, also appeared under the influence of some narcotic. Police had Tiffany and Justin Duncan perform multiple field sobriety tests, which both failed.
In the car, police found multiple blue pills wrapped in aluminum foil that was later revealed to be Xanaz. Also, a straw found in the vehicle appeared to be a residue of burnt Heroin.
A young toddler was found in the car, which resulted in other family members coming to take him into their custody.
When en route to the Mullens Police Department, Tiffany Duncan confessed to consuming Methadone, Heroin, and Valium and that the Xanax was hers.
Tiffany Duncan was charged with DUI, Possession of a Control Substance, and Gross Child Neglect with Serious Injury. Justin Duncan was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance, DUI, Child Neglect, and Bond Revocation. Each of them was placed in Southern Regional Jail under a 6,000 dollar bond; however, Justin Duncan’s charge of bond revocation resulted in no bond.