Galion Father Arrested After Son Tests Positive For Meth

  • 11/2/2018 1:33:14 PM
  • Sartaj Singh
  • Local News

GALION, OH - The Galion Police Department announced the arrest of a 24-year-old father in connection with an investigation of a 5-year old boy testing positive for meth.

A search warrant was executed at 64 Cedargate Court, where Officer Tim Johnson and his K-9 Partner Bosco assisted detectives during the search, where drug paraphernalia, marijuana, and suspected methamphetamine was seized as evidence. A urine sample was also collected from the boy's father, Cambray Carwell which had a preliminary positive test for the presence of methamphetamine. 

24-year-old Cambray Carwell was placed under arrest. Carwell was transported to the Crawford County Jail on charges of Tampering with Evidence and Possession of Drugs - Methamphetamine. 

The Galion Police Department released the following statement:

"Our detectives have worked extremely hard on this investigation. While we cannot definitively say how the little boy ingested methamphetamine, we are extremely confident that he did not ingest any candy from Trick or Treat that was tainted. The boy is home, has been attending school and has not shown any lingering effects from the drug."

The investigation will be presented to the Crawford County Prosecutor for review and filing of formal charges. 

The Galion Police Department also stated that the toy teeth that was found during the investigation showed no signs of a controlled substance.

The charges are specific to evidence obtained during the search warrant. 

At this time, there are no criminal charges pertaining to the child ingesting methamphetamine, according to the Galion Police Department. 

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