ROSCOMMON COUNTY – On Thursday, July 28, 2022, at approximately 4:30 p.m. a trooper from the Michigan State Police (MSP) Houghton Lake Post stopped a vehicle for an equipment violation on M-55 near Stone School Road in Roscommon Township. The driver of the vehicle, 36-year-old Jennifer June Teachout from Houghton Lake, displayed signs of being under the influence. Sobriety tests were administered, and she was placed under arrest. Teachout’s two children and another person were with her in the vehicle. The children were turned over to their father.
Teachout was lodged in the Roscommon County Jail. The passenger was found to be in possession of suspected narcotics. The suspected narcotics were sent to the MSP Crime Lab for analysis and the passenger was released from the scene. While Teachout was being processed at the jail, correction officers located suspected methamphetamine in her purse.
Teachout was arraigned on August 1 in the 82nd District Court in Roscommon County on one count Possession of Methamphetamine, and one count Operating Under the Influence with Occupant under 16/Child Endangerment. Her bond was set at $75,000 cash surety.