A Sharp County man has been charged with a class Y felony after it was discovered in court, he had drugged his wife’s drink with methamphetamine.
According to an affidavit filed in the Sharp County Clerk’s Office Sept. 22 on Sept. 7, a DHS hearing was held at the Sharp County Courthouse concerning 34-year-old Caleb Hale and other members of the family.
During court, the judge ordered drug tests for Caleb and the victim.
Both The victim and Hale stated they would test positive for marijuana and Hale stated he might test positive for methamphetamine.
Hale and the victim were tested and both tested positive for methamphetamine. The victim was adamant she had not ingested methamethamine.
While speaking with the family service worker, Hale stated he had put methamphetamine in the victim’s drink without her knowledge so he could have sex with the victim.
Once court proceedings were finished, Hale and the victim agreed to come to the sheriff’s office to answer questions.
While being interviewed, Hale admitted he had put a “chuck of methamphetamine” in the victim’s drink over the labor day holiday weekend without her knowledge.
As a result, Hale was placed under arrest and charged with one count of introduction of a controlled substance into the body of another person, a class Y felony.
Bond for Hale was set at $7,500 but was revoked Sept. 20 after Hale violated the conditions of his bond and was found to have violated a no contact order, in possession of a firearm and tested positive for THC.
Hale was booked back into the Sharp County Jail Sept. 20 where he remains.