A Spencer woman in trouble with the law, now finds herself in more trouble. Thirty-eight-year-old Elaine Baker was in jail charged with possession of methamphetamine and of paraphernalia as well as child endangerment. Now she also faces a charge of possession of marijuana with intent to deliver, after jailers say she called her son at home and told him to take the marijuana out of the refrigerator, sell it, and post her bond.
Apparently she didn’t realize phone calls from the jail are monitored. Authorities got a search warrant and found a small amount of marijuana at her home on Monday afternoon. Her 18-year-old son, arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance, made a court appearance this (Tuesday) morning and was released. Baker remains in the Clay County jail.