Child helps Oklahoma police officers pull off a drug bust
OWASSO, Okla. – Officials say a child helped Oklahoma police officers pull off a drug bust.
Friday afternoon in Owasso, Oklahoma, officers say they received a report from the Department of Human Services about marijuana being grown in an apartment where a child lived.
A child told DHS workers that the suspects, Renee Dudas-Brown and Timothy Cloud, thew marijuana plants in a dumpster at the apartment complex, Fox 23 reports.
The child reportedly led officers to the dumpster where the marijuana was located.
Officers found 11 marijuana plants inside the dumpster, Fox 23 reports.
When authorities checked the suspects’ apartment, they found lamps, dirt and what appeared to be a marijuana leaf in the closet.
They also reportedly found other marijuana paraphernalia inside the home.
According to Fox 23, the suspects eventually admitted to growing marijuana plants and throwing them in the dumpster.
Dudas-Brown and Cloud were arrested for child endangerment, cultivation of a controlled substance, and unlawful possession of paraphernalia.