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[PHOTOS] Former Oregon Beauty Queen Arrested For Meth Possession, It Ain’t Pretty

Pictures of a former Oregon beauty queen following her arrest on drug-related charges shows the very real effects that crystal meth use has on one’s physical appearance.

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Back in 2009, Jamie France was crowned Miss Teen Oregon-World. Five years later, the 23-year-old crystal meth addict looks like an entirely different person.

France is currently being held on $30,000 bail after being arrested and subsequently charged with possession of methamphetamine, heroin and suboxene.

France’s arrest was part of a raid at a drug den where police shockingly found two young children, ages 4 and 7, living with their parents. Police say that the drugs found in the home were within reach of the two children and that the condition of the home could only be described as “generally chaotic.”

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A former Miss Teen Oregon was arrested with two other people after Keizer police received tips about drugs being sold from a house in Keizer.

Jamie France, who was the 2009 winner of the Miss Teen Oregon-World competition, was arrested along with Erin Marie Wells and Jarrod Thomas Wells, authorities said.

An undated photo next to a mug shot photo of Erin Marie Wells provided by the Keizer Police Department, Nov. 20, 2014
An undated photo next to a mug shot photo of Erin Marie Wells provided by the Keizer Police Department, Nov. 20, 2014

The three were arrested Wednesday at the culmination of an investigation that began in June. When authorities arrived at the house at 1922 Saundra Lee Way NE in Keizer, they found drug paraphernalia and two children, aged 7 and 4.

Erin Wells was arrested at the house and the children were placed by the Department of Human Services with a relative of Wells.

An undated photo next to a mug shot photo of Jarrod Thomas Wells provided by the Keizer Police Department, Nov. 20, 2014
An undated photo next to a mug shot photo of Jarrod Thomas Wells provided by the Keizer Police Department, Nov. 20, 2014

Jarrod Wells and Jamie France were arrested at the Rodeway Inn, 340 Astoria Way NE, in Salem.

The investigation determined a number of drugs were being sold from the home, and investigators said they found more than an ounce of heroin, several grams of meth, a small amount of psilocybin mushrooms and other evidence during their search.

Investigators said they also found a few grams of heroin, cocaine, meth, records of drug sales and other items at the Rodeway Inn where Wells and France were staying.

Erin Wells, 37, faces child neglect charges along with possession of heroin and meth. Jarrod Wells, 37, also faces those same charges plus delivery of controlled substance charges .

The former beauty queen Jamie Wells, 23, faces charges of possessing meth, heroin and suboxene.

Authorities said the investigation is ongoing. More charges and more arrests are likely, they said.

 

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