Police Find Children Living In Lakewood Home Littered With Hypodermic Needles

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LAKEWOOD – A 34-year-old man is facing several charges after police allegedly found several children living in his Lakewood home littered with hypodermic needles throughout.

Lakewood-Busti Police, while assisting New York State Parole, performed a home check around 9 a.m. Monday on Pablo Figueroa.

Inside the house, police allegedly found methamphetamine, scales and packaging materials.

Additionally, officers say numerous hypodermic needles were spread all over the residence, which had many children living there.

Figueroa has since been charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance along with endangering the welfare of a child.

Police did not specify how many children were staying inside the home, or if Child Services was contacted by police.


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