Two charged after meth materials, toddler found in Mt. Airy motel room
MOUNT AIRY, N.C.– Two suspects face charges after materials to make meth were found in a hotel room in Mount Airy on Wednesday, according to authorities.
A toddler was also found in the room.
Jared Jessup and Brittany Hill were arrested and charged with misdemeanor child abuse. Jessup is also facing other meth-related charges.
Police were called to a Walgreens Rockford Street after a report that someone was asking customers to purchase pseudoephedrine, an ingredient used to make meth. Officers then arrested Jessup.
The investigation led officers Starlite Motel where officials found Hill and 18-month-old child, along with precursors, typically used in the manufacturing of meth, inside a room.
The Department of Social Services took the custody of the child, and Hill was arrested.
Hill was charged with misdemeanor child abuse, and two unrelated misdemeanors. Her bond was set at $35,325.
Jessup was charged with misdemeanor child abuse and manufacturing meth. His bond was set at $20,000.