Iowa City woman keeping meth, syringes in front of son, police say

Police find additional drugs in woman's vehicle after search

Published: March 10 2014 | 7:26 am - Updated: 1 April 2014 | 9:22 am in

An Iowa City woman is accused of keeping various drugs in front of her six-year-old son.

According to Iowa City police criminal complaints, police were called to 333A S. Lucas St. at 11:06 p.m. Sunday to perform a welfare check on a six-year-old boy. The caller told police that the resident, 27-year-old Caryn M. Freeman, was using drugs in the residence where they boy lived.

Police said they made contact with Freeman and three other adults living in the home. While speaking with Freeman, police said they noticed syringes and prescription pills on the floor. Police also saw marijuana and meth residue on low tables that were within reach of the child. The boy is Freeman's son, police said.

After obtaining a warrant, police searched Freeman's residence and found additional marijuana, prescription pills and methamphetamine in the residence and Freeman's vehicle. Freeman was arrested and faces charges of possession of a controlled substance, child endangerment without injury, keeping a drug house and gathering for use of drugs.

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