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State Police Say St. Albans Parents Face Charges After Meth-Related Items Found

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Web Producer: Jeff Morris
Reported: Nov. 25, 2013 3:01 PM EST
Updated: Nov. 25, 2013 3:18 PM EST

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St. Albans , Kanawha County , West Virginia

State Police said a St. Albans couple faces charges after troopers found meth-related items inside a feces-covered home where four children were present.

Nathan McNeely, 36, and Misty McNeely, 34, were arrested Sunday after troopers responded to a child welfare check at 210 Fifth St. E. in St. Albans, according to a news release from State Police.

When State Police arrived at the residence, they said, they noticed an open front door and they made contact with a female child who advised her parents were sleeping. The release said the inside of the residence was in complete disarray with pet feces all over the floors. Four children ages 4 to 13 were living in the residence along with their parents.

Troopers said they also discovered the precursors necessary for the production of methamphetamine.

Nathan McNeely was arrested on charges of child neglect, conspiracy to commit a felony, and possession of methamphetamine precursors in an altered state. Misty McNeely was arrested for child neglect and conspiracy to commit a felony.

Both were lodged in the South Central Regional Jail to await arraignment in Kanawha County Magistrate Court.



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