News – “Fast food encounter snares 4 in heroin, meth bust” –  A hankering for fast food  on the Price Police Department night shift turned into a drug bust last week.

    Sgt. Stephen Regruto, and officers Tyler Cressall and Nick Parker were at a local fast food restaurant when they observed a man acting suspicious inside a vehicle parked at a nearby establishment.

    The officers recognized the man, Jonathan Croft, 32, and believed he recognized them because he seemed to be attempting to conceal his presence.


    Within a few minutes Croft was seen meeting with a 19-year-old woman named Kylie Thompson, according to a police press release.  

    “The officers left their meals and approached Croft and Thompson, who were allegedly engaged in a drug deal,” the press release states.

    The officers approached Thompson and Croft and after a search allegedly discovered an assortment of contraband.

    Croft was arrested after he was found to be in possession of 1.4 grams of methamphetamine,1.84 grams of heroin, cash and paraphernalia.

     A search of Thompson allegedly yielded .9 grams of heroin and paraphernalia, police reported.   

    Croft booked into the Carbon County Jail for felony Distribution of heroin and methamphetamine, and a misdemeanor charge for possession of drug paraphernalia.  

    Thompson was booked for felony distribution of heroin and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia.  Both vehicles had to be impounded.

Well damn, one minute you’re enjoying a delicious burger the next minute your making a meth bust… life comes at ya fast.

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