Woman accused of child neglect after police say they found drugs at her home

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Courtesy: Vanderburgh County Jail

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) – On Tuesday, police arrested two people after they said they received complaints of people cooking meth in a garage.

Initially, police said they found William Stinson to be in possession of meth and three glass pipes during a traffic stop.

Police said Stinson admitted to police after being read his Miranda warning that there as more pipes and some methamphetamine scrapings in his room.

Courtesy: Vanderburgh County Jail

Detectives knocked on the door at a residence in the 2400 block of N. Bedord Ave. and they were greeted by a juvenile.

The juvenile’s mother, Jamie Schutz, eventually came to the door and denied consent to search the residence. Police said they smelled a strong odor of marijuana.

Police applied for a search warrant and once the warrant was reviewed by a judge, they went into the address and said they found meth, marijuana, a digital scale, Hydrocodone, Alprazolam, glass smoking pipes,

The juvenile was released to the father, police said.

Schutz faces charges of child neglect and drug possession.

Stinson faces charges of meth possession, possession of paraphernalia, and possession of a Schedule IV substance.

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(This story was originally published on December 4, 2019)

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