Arizona Issues Warrant for Rescued Couple
Friday, March 24, 2006
ASHLAND, Ore. - Arizona authorities have filed felony drug charges against two members of a family that was rescued from a snowbound motor home earlier this week.
Warrants were issued in Snowflake, Ariz., for Elbert and Becky Higginbotham on Wednesday, a day after they and four relatives were rescued in a mountainous region of southern Oregon.
The couple are charged with possession of dangerous drugs for sale
and possession of drug paraphernalia, court records show. The records show Elbert Higginbotham is also wanted on a charge of misconduct involving weapons.