Police arrest Elwood couple on drug charges, neglect after child found wandering in diaper

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UPDATE (July 25, 2019)– Megan Coubert pleaded guilty to neglect of a dependent. She was sentenced to 1,095 days in jail with three total days credited. The sentence was suspended to probation. All other charges against her were dismissed.

Original story:

ELWOOD, Ind. – Authorities in Elwood arrested a couple after they received a report of a child in a diaper wandering around with no supervision.

Sam Hobbs, 39, and Megan Coubert, 32, were arrested after authorities obtained a search warrant on their home at around 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

After the search warrant was served in the 2500 block of Main Street, officers reportedly found around 75 grams of crystal meth, 3.2 pounds of marijuana, 7 firearms, pills, scales, paraphernalia and over $6,000 in cash.

Both were charged with dealing in methamphetamine, possession of meth, maintaining a common nuisance, neglect of a dependent, two counts of possession of a controlled substance, dealing in marijuana, possession of marijuana and paraphernalia.

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