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April 23, 2014

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Police: Parents with toddler arrested on drug, fraud charges

A year-old toddler was placed under the care of Nevada welfare officials after his 21-year-old parents were arrested Friday on a variety of drug and fraud charges in Mesquite.

According to a news release issued Monday by Mesquite Police:

Officers responded Friday afternoon to Mountain America Credit Union after receiving a report of a female attempting to cash stolen checks. At the scene, police found the woman, two other adults and a year-old child in a black Dodge truck. Officers also found several stolen checks, cocaine, methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.

Police arrested Shelby Morgan Crump, 21, West Jordan, Utah, on counts of burglary, uttering forged documents (two counts), possession of stolen property, possession of controlled substance (cocaine), possession of Schedule I and II controlled substance with intent to sell, and child endangerment.

Nathan Douglas Crump, 21, Kearns, Utah, was arrested on counts of conspiracy to commit burglary, conspiracy to utter forged documents, possession of controlled substance (cocaine), possession of Schedule I and II controlled substance with intent to sell, and child endangerment.

Alex Lee Lambrose, 21, Magna, Utah, was arrested on counts of conspiracy to commit burglary, conspiracy to utter forged documents, possession of stolen property, forgery, and child endangerment.

The three suspects were taken to the Mesquite Detention Center and later transported to Clark County Detention Center in Las Vegas, where they remained in custody Monday. Bond for Shelby Crump was set at $1.02 million. Bond for Nathan Crump was set at $290,000. Lambrose’s bond is $780,000.

The Crumps’ year-old son was taken to the Department of Family Services in Las Vegas.

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