Casper Police Say Man Had Meth Paraphernalia Near Small Children
A man Casper man was arrested Wednesday afternoon after police allegedly found a methamphetamine pipe that was "readily available" for two small children to possess in a home.
Cody Raphael Urbanksi, 21, was arrested on recommended charges of possession of a controlled substance - marijuana, possession of a controlled substance - methamphetamine and two counts of child endangerment with methamphetamine.
According to an affidavit of probable cause, police were called to an apartment in the 1400 block of South Missouri for a report of a wanted person. Police knew that Urbanski had a warrant from a Natrona County court for failure to appear.
When police knocked on his door, Urbanski answered and was immediately taken into custody without incident.
Police and probation and parole officers searched Urbanski's apartment and found a marijuana pipe, the affidavit states. A probation agent allegedly found several unused syringes laying in the middle of the living room floor next to children's toys.
According to the affidavit, two children — one born in 2017 and the other 2019 — lived in the apartment.
The agent also allegedly found a glass jar with suspected meth residue inside a coat belonging to Urbanski.
During the encounter, a woman, Liliana Rodriguez-Coronado returned home and admitted to driving to Colorado to purchase marijuana, the affidavit says. Rodriguez-Coronado denied any knowledge of the methamphetamine, however.
Rodriguez-Coronado was also arrested on misdemeanor drug possession charges.