Jenelle Evans Arrested: Heroin Possession, Assault
Jenelle Evans, the troubled Teen Mom 2 star, found herself back in cuffs on Tuesday in North Carolina when she was busted for alleged heroin possession, possession of paraphernalia and simple assault on her husband, Courtland Rogers, her lawyer, Dustin R. T. Sullivan, told E! News.
When police arrived at Evans' home because of an alleged domestic dispute between her and Rogers, they discovered 12 bindles of heroin in her possession, according to court documents obtained by TMZ. She was also allegedly found to be in possession of plastic wrapping paper and a glass smoking pipe – items considered illegal drug paraphernalia. Furthermore, Evans was reportedly found to be illegally in possession of the pain killer Percocet.
Both Evans and Rogers are facing assault charges. She allegedly struck him with a piece of furniture, while cops say that he hit her in the neck and on the head with a closed fist. Rogers was also booked on drug charges with Evans.
When she was being arrested on the above charges, Evans was served a warrant pertaining to her failure to pay child support for her son Jace. Jace, whose father is Evans' ex-boyfriend Andrew Lewis, is currently being raised by her mother, Barbara Evans.
Teen Mom 2's fourth season kicked off on Feb. 4 of this year. There's been no official word as to whether or not Teen Mom 2 will be returning for a 5th season on the MTV network.
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