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PD: Phoenix woman bought drugs for undercover officers with kids present

Posted at 3:17 PM, Nov 15, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-15 22:18:50-05

A Phoenix woman has been arrested after allegedly buying drugs for undercover officers with her children present.

Police say 38-year-old Vonda Johnston directed undercover officers to drive her to locations to buy drugs on three separate occasions. 

According to police, on two occasions she had one of her children with her. During one trip, Johnston had her 13-month-old daughter with her. On another, her three-month-old son. 

On November 8, police arrested Johnston around 35th Avenue and Buckeye Road near her home.

Johnston faces three counts of sale of dangerous drugs, one count of sale of narcotic drugs and two counts of endangerment.

Both children were placed in the Department of Child Services custody.