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.