ANTWERP TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — A Lawton couple was jailed after their 4-year-old son allegedly showed up at his preschool with a bag of meth in his backpack, deputies said.
Teachers saw bag when the child took it out for snack time. The teacher took it from the child and notified Lawton police, who called in the Van Buren County Sheriff’s Office.
Deputies said the bag contained about 1.5 ounces of meth.
The Van Buren County Narcotics Unit raided the child’s parents’ and grandparents’ homes Wednesday afternoon. Deputies found a large amount cocaine and a digital scale.
The boy’s parents were arrested without incident. Their names weren’t released, but deputies said they are a 31-year-old man and 25-year-old woman. They face charges of maintaining a drug house, possession of cocaine and meth with intent to deliver and child endangerment.
The boy was placed in the care of other family members.