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Fayette County couple arrested on heroin, child neglect charges

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Brandon Clark Brandon Clark
Nicole Riser Nicole Riser
MOUNT HOPE, WV (WVVA) -

A Fayette County couple was arrested after heroin was found in a camper near a three-year-old child.

According to the Fayette County Sheriff's Office, deputies went to the camper where the family was staying to "attempt warrant service.' When they arrived at the Mount Hope residence, "a quantity of heroin and associated paraphernalia" was discovered within reach of the toddler.

Brandon Clark, 21, of Mount Hope and Nicole Riser, 22 of Fayetteville are each facing charges of gross child neglect creating risk of injury, possession of heroin, and "pending misdemeanor warrants for obstruction and conspiracy." Clark and Riser were each taken to Southern Regional Jail on $10,000 bond.

The three-year-old was placed in the care of the child's grandparent. Child Protective Services has started its investigation. 

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