Beaufort Co. Deputies: Child In Car Where Drugs Were Found

Beaufort County lawmen say they busted two people for drugs in a vehicle that also had a child inside.

Twenty-year-old William Whichard and 20-year-old Danielle Baker, both of Chocowinity, were arrested.

The sheriff's office reports the two were arrested in a vehicle in the Lowe's parking lot in Washington.

Investigators say 66 doses of oxycodone, as well marijuana and syringes were confiscated, and that the syringes were located in the back seat next to the child's car seat.

The child has been placed in the care of a family member.