Child placed in protective custody after Dunlap parents arrested on meth charges
Posted: 11/12/2012 at 9:51 am
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Acting on a tip, Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department officers went to a house in the 23000 block of Sunnyside Avenue around 9:30 p.m., according to a police report.
Police found and arrested Christopher Sawyer, 24, and Lauren Semmerling, 21, on preliminary felony charges of manufacturing meth, possession of hypodermic needles and neglect of a dependent. They also face possible misdemeanor charges of possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of precursors to manufacture meth.
Their child was taken to the hospital to be checked.