Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Infant and Toddler in Meth Arrest
A Carter County deputy serving a warrant to a home on Flora Dugger road arrested two people on methamphetamine and child endangerment charges. 39-year-old David Abernathy and 35-year-old Misty Hope Bennett live at the address where the officer noticed several plastic bottles often used in one pot meth labs. The officer called for units to come test the debris in the bottle. Two children were found in the home a two-year-old and an eight-month-old baby. Children services were brought in and both Abernathy and Bennett were drug tested and were positive for meth. Police say Bennett admitted that Abernathy had cooked meth around the children in the home as well as in the confined space of a car. Both Abernathy and Bennett are registered as having purchased cold medicine used in making meth. Abernathy also faces meth charges in another incident. Both will be in court in sessions court on April 23. They face manufacture, promotion, and one count of maintaining a dwelling where they are sold. The two are also facing charges of reckless child endangerment. These are in addition to Abernathy's other charges. (CC)

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