RIVERSIDE (AP) — Authorities say a Southern California couple used a drone to deliver illegal drugs to their customers.READ MORE: Heat Safety: Why Leaving A Child Or Pet In A Locked Car Can Be Dangerous
Benjamin Baldassarre and Ashley Carroll of Riverside were charged Tuesday with possessing controlled substances for sale and child endangerment.
It’s unclear whether they have lawyers.
Police arrested the couple last Thursday after neighbors suspected they were selling drugs.READ MORE: Dogs, Horses, Cats And Exotic Birds Rescued From Sutter County Property; 2 People Suspected Of Animal Abuse
Authorities say a drone delivered drugs to customers at a nearby parking lot. The customers would then drive by the couple’s home and throw their payments on the lawn.
The child endangerment charges were filed because Baldassarre’s 9-year-old girl lived in the home, where police said they found syringes and drugs believed to include methamphetamine, LSD-laced candy and powdered fentanyl.
The girl was turned over to her mother.MORE NEWS: California Gov. Newsom Criticizes GOP After Texas School Shooting: 'Who The Hell Are We If We Cannot Keep Our Kids Safe'
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