Four people arrested after report that baby was being kept in shed/loft

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WARREN COUNTY, Ky. (WBKO) - Deputies with the Warren County Sheriff's Department arrested four people on drug and criminal abuse charges after a report that a 3-month-old baby was being kept in a shed/loft.

According to the arrest citations, the sheriff's department went to Barren River Road to help Social Services on a complaint that a baby was being kept in a shed/loft without water or electric.

Officials met with Virginia Keabler and Nicholas Nichols, the parents of the child. Virginia took them to the loft, which did not have water and was being heated with gas and electric heaters. The citation says the baby was sleeping in a laundry hamper with a pillow. The sheriff's deputy also saw three meth pipes.

According the the citation, Roger Ramsey and Ronda Keabler came in and said they lived in the loft and Virginia, Nicholas, and the baby were visiting.

The deputy asked to search the loft and found several meth pipes, and two baggies of suspected meth.

The baby was taken into protective custody and taken to the hospital to be checked out.

All four have been arrested and charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance (Meth), Buy/Possess Drug Paraphernalia, and Criminal Abuse of a Child under the age of 12.

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