POLK COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - Deputies with the Polk County Sheriff's Office arrested a man and woman on child endangerment charges after searches of two homes on White Cove of allegedly turned up methamphetamine in the rooms where their baby boys slept.
Lauren Ashley Boyd, 27, of Trinity, and Clinton Zane Loving, 40, of Spring, are still being held in the Polk County Jail. Each person was charged with state-jail felony child endangerment.
In addition, Loving was charged two additional felony charges - manufacture and delivery of a controlled substance between 4 and 200 grams and possession of a controlled substance less than 1 gram. Boyd was also charged with felony possession of a controlled substance less than 1 gram.
Collectively Loving's bail was set at $110,000. Boyd's collective bail was set at $45,000.
According to the arrest affidavits, PCSO detectives responded to homes in the 300 and 400 blocks of White Oak Cove on Wednesday in reference to tips about high traffic and the possible distribution of meth from the residences.
Once they were on the scene, the detectives collected evidence which resulted in them getting a search warrant for the two homes and the adjoining properties.
The detectives found Loving to be in possession of a large quantity of meth and two Oxycotin pills, the affidavit stated. Once the detectives got a warrant to search Loving's home, they also reportedly found meth in the room where Loving slept alone with his 2-month-old baby boy
At the other home, the detectives found a large amount of meth in the same room where Boyd's 1-month-old baby boy slept, the affidavit stated. According to the affidavit, Boyd admitted to using meth.