Joshua Garvey, 31, and Christian Gelinas, 33, were charged with four counts of possession of a controlled drug with intent to distribute after police searched their apartment as part of an investigation into the death of a 20-month-old boy.
The police has charged New Hampshire couple with drug possession after the search of their apartment as part of an investigation into the death of a 20-month-old.
The Manchester Police got a search warrant to check the apartment of Joshua Garvey, 31, and Christian Gelinas, 33, as a part of the unexpected death of a child on Friday.
There, the officials in more than 28 grams of heroin, nearly 12 grams of cocaine, approximately 15 grams of cocaine and three Suboxone strips. The couple with four counts of possession of a controlled drug with intent to distribute.
The drugs had a value of more than $ 5,400, police said.
Garvey and Gelinas were indicted on Wednesday. Garvey confronted with additional costs for probation violations.
While the police have not yet released any details surrounding the toddler’s death, WHDH reported that Gelinas has allegedly said that the boy was playing outside when she saw him holding “a transparent plastic bag containing a white rocky substance.”
NH parents that the toddler died a nurse told me he was playing with a bag of white rock & stopped breathing#7News pic.twitter.com/QpT7Odib5m
— Steve Cooper (@scooperon7) 30 May 2018
“The Police Department of Manchester Investigative Division and the Hillsborough County Attorney’s Office are actively working on the death investigation, so no additional information is available at this time,” police said in a press release on Wednesday.
The couple’s relationship to the child remains unclear.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.