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Meth found in home with baby
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An infant was taken into protective custody and a Turlock man and woman were placed under arrest after a search revealed sizeable amounts of methamphetamine in their home.Both the man and the woman are facing multiple charges, including child endangerment said Turlock Police Sgt. Nino Amirfar.An investigation by the Turlock Police Department’s Narcotics Enforcement Team led to a search warrant being served at a home in the 1300 block of Myrtle Street on Friday.As officers were knocking on the front door of the residence a man could be seen running from the back of the home. He was quickly apprehended and identified as Rodolfo Olivera, 28, of Turlock.Once inside the residence officers found a 5-month-old baby asleep in a crib that had been abandoned when the man tried to flee, Amirfar said. There was no one else inside the home.The officers searched the house and found more than 30 grams of crystal methamphetamine, along with evidence of narcotics sales. While the search was being conducted, the mother of the infant arrived at the home and was also taken into custody, Amirfar said.Olivera was charged with possession of methamphetamine for sale, resisting arrest and child endangerment.The mother, Melissa Mary Brooks, 25, was arrested for possession of methamphetamine for sales and child endangerment.The infant was placed in the care of child protective services.