Adults arrested, children taken into custody during meth bust

Mug shots of Todd William Spallinger (L) and Shannon K. Badman (R) provided by the Waterloo Marshal's Office
Mug shots of Todd William Spallinger (L) and Shannon K. Badman (R) provided by the Waterloo Marshal's Office

WATERLOO, Ind. (WANE) Officers with the Waterloo Marshal’s Department went to an apartment Friday afternoon located at 202 Knoll Creek Drive on a report of methamphetamine use.

When officer went inside they found 2 adults and 4 children along with methamphetamine, numerous items used to to smoke methamphetamine and several containers of synthetic marijuana or “spice.”

Arrested at the scene was Todd William Spallinger, 35, and Shannon K. Badman, 24, who both live at the apartment.

Spallinger and Badman were booked into the DeKalb County jail on charges of Possession of Methamphetamine a Class B Felony, Maintaining a Common Nuisance, a class D Felony, Possession of Synthertic Marijuana, a Class A Misdemeanor and Possession of Paraphernalia, a Class A Misdemeanor.

The Indiana Department of Child Protection Services removed four children from the apartment ages 1, 4, 5 and 6.

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