Monday, 29 September 2014

Five-Year Old Boy Tests Positive For Cocaine, Which Led To Arrest Of Parents

A five-year-old boy has tested positive for Cocaine after being found with a bag of the class A drug in his parents' car. Police found the youngster in Ventura County, California, while investigating his dad Marco Cuevas over alleged cocaine deals and new something was wrong with him.

His father, Cuevas, 31 was later found with several ounces of cocaine on him, with another half-pound found in the car, while is mom Sandy, 29 looked on. $10,000 was also found on his father, which is believed to be suspected drug proceeds. The couple were both arrested on the spot.

Guns seized: Some of the firearms police say were found at the Cuevos' house

A search of the couple's home also turned up cannabis, hundreds of prescription pills, and another $75,000 in cash. 16 guns and 3,000 rounds of ammunition were also recovered from their home.

The five-year-old boy has however been taken into protective custody along with two other children.

Both Mr and Mrs Cuevas have been accused of selling, conspiracy to sell cocaine and child endangerment.

Ceuvas is being held in custody on $1 million bail, while his wife has been released on bail and awaiting trial.


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