Police: Couple was cooking meth with children in house
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POSEYVILLE, Ind. - A Poseyville, Ind., couple are facing charges of manufacturing meth and child neglect after a visit from Indiana State Troopers Friday.
Troopers Wes Alexander and Brandon Deig responded to a report Friday evening of a suspicious chemical odor on the 12000 block of Cavalier Lane. Troopers said James Fernando Price, 40, answered the door, at which time a strong odor of ammonia was immediately detectable.
Upon investigation, troopers said they learned that Crystal Miller, 29, also lived at the residence with her 13- and 8-year-old daughters, and Price's 7-year-old son, who was present.
Troopers and officers from the Posey County Drug Task Force searched the residence and reportedly found numerous ingredients commonly used to manufacture meth, as well as a meth lab.
According to troopers, the chemical odor inside the house was so strong that windows and doors had to be opened to ventilate it.
Price and Miller were arrested and taken to Posey County Jail, where they were being held on bond.
Price's son was released to his mother.
Price and Miller each face four felony counts, including manufacturing meth, a Class B felony, and neglect of a dependent, a Class C felony.
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