2 young children slept in home used for meth lab

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A DeLand mother was arrested Wednesday morning after police discovered a meth lab in her home, the DeLand Police Department said.
 
Cortney Campbell, 21, is facing child neglect and drug charges, according to an arrest report obtained by Fox 35.
 
DeLand Police said this all began when Campbell's sister, Kimberly Garrett, went to the home to return a house key. 
 
Police said Kimberly was accompanied by her little brother, who went inside the home to use the restroom. 
When he returned, he told Garrett that he noticed a man walk into the back room carrying a plastic bottle with foil inside, along with multiple pots.
 
There was also a box fan within a window that was being used to remove the small of pungent odors, police said.
 
Garrett contacted her grandmother, who called police and asked them to do a well being check on the home.
Police said when they arrived at the home they could smell a very pungent chemical odor coming from within the home.
 
Officers said they observed two men inside a room holding clear plastic bottles, pouring a black substance into bags.
 
Officers made entry into the home and detained Cambell and another man, who were in the living room, police said.
 
He was later identified as Joshua Solano, police said.
 
While officers were in the home they smelled a strong odor coming from a back room, the police report said.
Officers said they witnessed 2 men exit the room, where they observed tools used to make methamphetamine.
Those men were later identified as David Velarde and Aaron Voss.
 
Campbell told police she had been over at a friends house drinking and had just come home to check on her children and meet with others who were already at her home, police said.
 
Officers said Campbell told them that she stayed within the living room with another man and never went to the back room.
 
Campbell told officers that she had no idea what the 2 men were doing within her home, police said.
 
Officers said they found Campbell's 7-month-old daughter and 3-year-old son sleeping in the home.
 
Police removed the children from the home and they were placed in the care of family.
 
According to a police report, detectives searched the home and found tools used to make meth, along with 58 grams of methamphetamine oil and a meth pipe.
 
Police said Velarde, Voss and Solano had opens warrants and were arrested.
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