Man Had Drugs Next to Child in Car

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    West Haven Police
    West Haven police arrested a man after finding drugs in his car next to a child in a booster seat.

    A 31-year-old West Haven man has been charged with risk of injury and drug violations after police found drugs on the back seat of car, near a 3-year-old.

    West Haven residents called police yesterday to report a suspicious vehicle at Peck and Leete streets, so police responded.

    According to Sgt. David Tammaro, officers found three men in the parked vehicle.  

    The driver, Henry Daniels, 31, admitted to having drugs in the car, according to police.

    Police said they found crack cocaine, marijuana, a scale and packaging material on the back seat next to a 3-year-old child in a booster seat. 

    Daniels was charged with multiple drug charges and risk of injury.

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