DUTCH FLAT (CBS13) — A pair is under arrest on suspicion of child endangerment after detectives found drugs and a loaded gun in a home during a search warrant.
Detectives served the warrant at a home along Frost Hill Lane in Dutch Flat back on April 14.READ MORE: Who Is Mark Lavea, Suspect Killed In San Andreas Hostage Situation?
The Placer County Sheriff’s Office says five children lived at the home along with two adults, 37-year-old Moriah Charley and 34-year-old Kevin Towner. Detectives soon discovered a host of illicit items inside the home: marijuana edibles, methamphetamine, and a loaded gun.
The items were all within reach of the children living in the home, detectives say.READ MORE: Trap, Tag, Haze: New Efforts To Get Bears To Behave In Tahoe Area
An illegal short-barreled rifle, another loaded handgun, a 100-round magazine, and marijuana for sale was also discovered by detectives.
Both Charley and Towner have been arrested and are facing numerous charges.MORE NEWS: Yuba City Neighborhood 'Traumatized' After High Speed Drivers Repeatedly Crash Into Homes
The five children have been placed in protective custody, the sheriff’s office says.