Police arrest 4 for child endangerment after drugs discovered in car with 3-year-old

MORGANTOWN — Two men and two women were arrested Aug. 30 for child endangerment after police found drugs in car they occupied with a three-year-old, in Sabraton. Three of the four also face drug charges.

According to the criminal complaint, at about 6 p.m. Aug. 30, a Morgantown Police Department officer observed a suspicious vehicle parked along W.Va. 7 at the Park and Ride and requested a backup officer. When they approached the car, they found four adults and a child in a car-seat. The adults appeared to be using controlled substances. A K-9 alert on the vehicle indicated there were drugs present. Following a search of the vehicle and of the occupants, cocaine, heroin, drug paraphernalia that would enable the use, packaging and transportation of those drugs were recovered.

Kerstyn Nichole Miller, 18, of Fairmont, was charged with child endangerment. Tyler Wade Livengood, 26, of Westover, was charged with possession of a controlled substance and child endangerment. Aylisa Katherine Whitener, 31, of Morgantown, was charged with possession of a controlled substance and child endangerment. Brian Christopher Judy, 24, of Morgantown, was charged with possession of a controlled substance and child endangerment. All four are pending arraignment.

The child, 3, is now in the care and custody of Child Protective Services.

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