Kokomo couple faces drug, neglect charges after meth, 3-year-old found in home, police say

3-year-old taken into DCS custody

KOKOMO, Ind. - A Kokomo husband and wife face drug and neglect charges after methamphetamine was found in their home, police said.

After a month-long investigation, state police searched the home of Robert and Sandra Richardson, 49 and 51, on Thursday night, finding meth and drug paraphernalia, investigators said.

The Richardson's 3-year-old grandson, who lives with the couple, was also at home at the time.

He was taken into custody by the Howard County Division of the Indiana Department of Child Services.

The Richardsons were each charged with possession of methamphetamine, maintaining a common nuisance, neglect of a dependent and reckless possession of drug paraphernalia.

They were being held Friday at the Howard County Jail.

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