Cocaine found near newborn’s crib in alleged drug house, parents charged

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- A Milwaukee man and woman are facing felony charges for allegedly maintaining a drug house out of a home they share with a newborn and toddler.

Court records say Kayla Fait, 23, and Oscar Reyes, 22, are each charged with the following:

  • Possession with Intent to Deliver THC
  • Maintaining a Drug Trafficking Place, Use of a Dangerous Weapon
  • Neglecting a Child Under 6 Years of Age (two counts)
  • Possession with Intent to Deliver Cocaine

Authorities executed a search warrant at a home near Maple Street and Muskego Avenue on Sept. 17. Police say Reyes, Fait and their two children, a 2-year-old and 4-day-old newborn, were home at the time. 

According to a criminal complaint, officers located the following in a bedroom that Fait and Reyes shared with their two children:

  • Five plastic bags of cocaine, including one that was torn open and spilling onto the floor next to a baby crib
  • One methamphetamine pill
  • Four bags of marijuana 
  • A bullet-proof vest 
  • A loaded semi-automatic handgun between the box spring and mattress of the bed

Police also found a safe and duffel bag with marijuana inside, five digital scales, packaging bags, a vacuum sealer, and a large amount of U.S. currency in the home. 

Fait is due in court for a preliminary hearing on Oct. 28.  Reyes has a final pretrial set for Dec. 18.

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