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Police Find Toddler in Alleged Oakfield Meth Lab
04/11/2013 10:07 AM ET  

Police say Crystal Hitchcock is facing child endangerment charges after a toddler was found in a camper containing what drug agents alllege is a methamphetamine lab.

OAKFIELD, Maine (AP) _ Maine drug agents say a 29-year-old woman was arrested after officers discovered an alleged methamphetamine manufacturing lab in a camper in the eastern Maine town of Oakfield.

In addition to drug trafficking charges, police say Crystal Hitchcock is facing child endangerment charges because a toddler was also found in the camper when agents raided late Tuesday.

A spokesman for the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency says agents seized pre-cursor drugs, chemicals and other materials used to make methamphetamine from the camper.

State child welfare officials were called in to take custody of the child.

Hitchcock is in the Aroostook County jail.



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