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More Charges for Woodinville Couple Accused of Driving with Kids and Dog Locked in Trunk

Anna Marie Boyle is now facing five felony charges, while Aaron James Johnson has been charged with four crimes related to speeding with Boyle's three children and a small dog locked in the trunk.

A Woodinville couple arrested Sept. 23 after they were allegedly caught speeding with the woman's three children and a small dog locked in the trunk are facing additional felony charges in Snohomish County Court.

Anna Marie Boyle, 28, has been charged with felony possession of a controlled substance – methamphetamine and heroin, and felony unlawful imprisonment for "knowingly restraining a person."

Aaron James Johnson, 27, has now been charged with one count of felony unlawful imprisonment. Court documents said Johnson also goes by the names of Aaron Gebbard and Robert Gebbard.

The added charges were filed Oct. 12, the charging deadline for this case. 

Previously in this case, Boyle was charged with three felony counts of endangerment with a controlled substance for exposing a child to methamphetamine.

Johnson is also facing three felony counts of endangerment with a controlled substance in this case.

Boyle was driving a 2007 Nissan Sentra when she was pulled over by a Washington State Patrol trooper just before 11 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 23. Reports said Boyle was driving 77 mph in a 60-mph zone on Interstate 405 in Bothell at the time.

The trooper said after the vehicle pulled over, he approached and immediately smelled marijuana. When asked about it, Boyle reportedly said, "I smoked two hits earlier," and told him a small bag of the drug was in the vehicle.

The trooper said Boyle permitted a vehicle search, which reportedly turned up the bag of marijuana and several items of drug paraphernalia covered in meth and heroin residue.

About 30 minutes into the search, the trooper said he thought he could hear the deep base of a radio playing inside. The sound turned out to be a pounding coming from the trunk and when another officer opened it he found three children and a small dog inside, according to police reports.

The children, an 8-year-old girl, and two boys, 5 and 7, were taken into protective custody – and reportedly fed lunch by troopers after the kids said they hadn't eaten since the day before. The small dog was also taken into protective custody.

Although Boyle said the kids had crawled into the trunk, a guitar, snowboard and other items filled up the backseat, the report said.

Boyle remains in the Snohomish County Jail in lieu of $25,000 bail, jail records said. Johnson was released from jail on Oct. 7 on $10,000 bail.

Previous stories:

Woodinville Couple Caught Speeding with 3 Children in Trunk, State Patrol Says

Updated: Woodinville Duo Charged For Driving With Kids and Dog in Trunk

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