Police in Elizabethtown recently arrested several individuals in relation to drug trafficking and child endangerment. After receiving a tip that drug trafficking was taking place in a home on Church of God Road in Dyer, Kentucky, police arrived to find that the young children of one of the soon-to-be arrested individuals were being kept in the same home where officers found drugs, paraphernalia and equipment commonly used in the drug trade.
When police arrived at the scene, the girlfriend of one of men was home alone with two children, ages 3 and 4. Soon after they arrived, the father of the children and two more men returned to the home. Officers produced a search warrant and conducted a search of the premises, revealing several ounces of crystal methamphetamine and marijuana. In addition to the controlled substances, authorities confirmed in reports that they found $3,900 in cash as well as some surveillance cameras. Other items of interest to the police were several pipes used to ingest crystal meth and marijuana, and several digital scales. Upon searching the individuals, police found a couple of knives, more drug paraphernalia, small bags of unidentified pills, small containers of crystal meth and some LSD.
The charges facing these individuals could prove to be quite severe. Not only did the police find evidence of drug trafficking in the home, they also found the two children, who were being placed in danger by being kept in a home where drugs were allegedly trafficked and used.
Although the situation may seem outrageous to many readers, there are always more factors than meet the eye. Despite the nature of the charges against these individuals, they deserve an excellent criminal defense by a qualified defense attorney, who will fight to ensure that their case is heard fairly and their constitutional rights remain protected.
Source: wdrb.com, “POLICE: Four arrested after toddlers found in Dyer, Ky. home with meth, pot, surveillance cameras,” Aug. 04, 2016