Police: Baby found during drug bust at Spanish Fork home

Posted at 3:22 PM, Jul 15, 2014
and last updated 2014-07-15 17:22:58-04

SPANISH FORK, Utah — Two men and a woman were arrested on drug charges and child endangerment after several pounds of marijuana and a 9-month-old baby were found during narcotic search warrant at a Spanish Fork home Monday night, officials said Tuesday.

Prior to serving the warrant, Spanish Fork Police made a traffic stop where they discovered 60 pounds of packaged marijuana in the suspect’s vehicle, according to a press release from Spanish Fork Police.

At approximately 5:30 p.m. a search warrant was served at a home in the southwest part of the city where officers discovered an additional 26 pounds of marijuana along with drug paraphernalia, methamphetamine, mushrooms and ecstasy, according to the release.

A 9-month-old baby was also at the home and taken into custody by the Department of Child and Family Services.

The street value of the marijuana is approximately $35,000, according to the release.

Ryan Frey, 32, Charlene Ewell, 37, and Caleb Hare, 33, were booked into the Utah County Jail on several felony drug violations as well as one count of child endangerment.