WEBSTER (CBS) – Police arrested four people at an apartment Thursday in which they found children that had been neglected.
As part of a week’s long investigation, police executed a search warrant at the second floor apartment of 268 Main St. and found two children living there they believe were being neglected, according to police. The apartment was also covered in fleas and bed bugs, police said.
Police also found 46 grams of heroin (300 individual doses) packed for sale in bags and more than an ounce of marijuana and associated packing materials, police said. They also found a small amount of cash.
Police notified the Board of Health about the apartment’s conditions. They also notified the Department of Children and Families regarding the kids.
Edward W. Marlborough, 34, of 268 Main St., 2nd floor unit was arrested on charges of possession of a class A substance, trafficking in heroin, possession of a class D drug with the intent to in distribute, conspiracy to violate drug laws and possession of more than one ounce of marijuana, police said. Marlborough’s bail was set at $340.
Sherri L. Keener, 40, of 268 Main St. 2nd floor faces the same charges as Marlborough, police said. Her bail was set at $240.
Nikko Stavropoulos, 20, of 9 Noble St., Dudley, is charged with conspiracy to violate drug laws and knowingly being present where heroin is kept, police said.
Shawn Michael Perrin, 41, of 5 Valley St., Webster faces the same charges as Stavropoulos, police said. Bail was set at $40 for both.
All of the accused individuals were arraigned in Dudley District Court on Friday morning.