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Chaffee couple face meth, child welfare charges

Eric Simpson (Source: SEMO Drug Task Force) Eric Simpson (Source: SEMO Drug Task Force)
Lorie Simpson (Source: SEMO Drug Task Force) Lorie Simpson (Source: SEMO Drug Task Force)
CHAFFEE, MO (KFVS) -

A Chaffee couple is facing drug and child welfare charges after police say they found meth in their home.

Eric Simpson, 45, and Lorie Simpson, 37, of Chaffee, were both charged with possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance, unlawful use of drug paraphernalia and endangering the welfare of a child first degree.

Officers with the Drug Enforcement Agency, the Southeast Missouri Drug Task Force, the Missouri State Highway Patrol and the Chaffee Police Department executed a search warrant on Thursday in the 100 block of West Davidson Street in Chaffee, Missouri.

Officers say they found crystal methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.

A child home at the time was placed in protective custody.  

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