An Elkhart woman is facing charges after being accused of keeping two children in a home with bugs, drugs and needles.
Stacy Moser, 34, is being charged with two counts of neglect of a dependent resulting in injury, a Level 5 felony. According to The Elkhart Truth, she is also being charged with three Level 6 felonies: Unlawful possession of a legend drug, unlawful possession of a syringe and possession of methamphetamine.
Court documents say that Elkhart Police received a search warrant for a Monroe Street residence on June 6 and could immediately smell “filth, rotten food and marijuana” inside the home, according to police
Officers found cockroaches crawling on the walls, flies in the air, and dirty diapers and food on the ground.
Police called Child Protection Services, who removed an 8-year-old and a 2-year-old, both of which were covered in bug bites.
Upon searching the residence, several hypodermic needles were found within reach of the children, as well as drugs including methamphetamine, THC candy, marijuana and smoking devices.
Moser was booked at the Elkhart County Correctional Facility on a $50,000 bond.