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Woman who managed trailer park allegedly sold meth out of office

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Posted at 3:11 PM, Oct 22, 2014
and last updated 2014-10-22 17:11:09-04

OREM, Utah – Police in Orem arrested two people this week after an investigation into a woman who was allegedly selling methamphetamine out of her apartment and the office of the trailer park where she worked as the manager.

Sgt. Shaun Bufton with the Utah County Major Crimes Task Force said Helena Avila had been dealing methamphetamine out of a trailer park at 597 North State Street and was using her apartment and office to host the alleged drug deals.

Bufton said they obtained a search warrant for the address and found methamphetamine, packaging materials and pills. The office and apartment are part of the same building at the trailer park.  A man police sad was Avila’s boyfriend, Jeffery Rouse, arrived and was also arrested for drug possession after police searched his room.

The owner of the trailer park was unaware of the alleged criminal activity, police said.

Avila faces one charge of distribution and two counts of possession of a controlled substance.

Rouse faces charges of possession of a controlled substance and possession of paraphernalia.

Both individuals were booked into the Utah County Jail.