09/05/2012 02:52 pm ET

Police: 5-Year-Old Takes Methadone, Father Charged


A Severn man was arrested on multiple drug-related charges and child neglect charges are pending after he told police his 5-year-old son accidentally took methadone Tuesday night.

According to a police press release, a further investigation revealed the presence of additional illegal drugs inside of the home and—upon execution of the search warrant—suspected cocaine, marijuana, heroin and methamphetamine was found in the home along with a loaded .357 Magnum and a .22 caliber rifle.

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