Warren County Sheriff’s Office deputies Wednesday morning checking on the well-being of a 4-year-old boy found what they believe to be a methamphetamine lab at the home.
Deputies arrived at the home on the 1900 block of Drummer Hill Road near Front Royal and found a large amount of trash, items consistent with manufacturing methamphetamine and a possible methamphetamine lab on the front porch of the residence, according to a statement from the Sheriff’s Office.
Inside the home were Charles Joshua Corathers and Valerie Funk, both 27-years-old, as well as their 4-year-old son, the release stated.
Inside the home, deputies found drugs and drug paraphernalia, according to the statement.
Deputy Michael Robinson did not return phone calls or emails asking about the well-being of the child and other questions related to the case.
Warren County Department of Social Services was called to help the Sheriff’s Office.
Corathers and Funk were both charged with abuse and neglect of children, possession or distribution of controlled paraphernalia and manufacturing, selling, giving, distributing or possessing with intent to manufacture, sell, give or distribute a controlled substance or an imitation controlled substance, according to the statement.
Corathers and Funk are being held without bond in the Rappahannock-Shenandoah-Warren Regional Jail, according to the statement
Anyone with information about the case is asked to contact Robinson at 540-635-4128 or email email@example.com.