5 children found in home drug arrest

The News Leader

June 29, 2010 11:53:23 AM PDT
Police making a drug arrest in Peekskill, New York say they also found five children inside the home.The apartment is located on Smith Street.

The children were between the ages of 1 and 12 years old. Four of them resided there, police said.

The residents of an apartment were selling marijuana, according to police.

Neighbors had complained to police that people smoked the pot outside the home.

After a month long investigation, the Narcotics Unit and Tactical Response Unit raided the location. They found several ounces of marijuana as well as drug paraphernalia, including baggies and scales.

Renado Mathias,a 30 year old Ossining resident, and Damien McNeil, a 32 year old Peekskill resident, were charged with criminal possession of marijuana and endangering the welfare of a minor.