A Perris couple face misdemeanor charges in connection with a marijuana growing operation at their home and felony child endangerment charges for allegedly keeping processed pot near three young children, authorities said Friday, July 24.
Sheriff's deputies served a search warrant Friday at a residence in the 500 block of Shawnee Road and two nearby lots, said Sgt. Kasim Bikul of the Perris Sheriff's Station.
Deputies detained 28-year-old Eduardo Javier Alvarez Villegas and 31- year-old Emma Villasenor Aguilar.
“A loaded 9mm handgun and approximately 35 pounds of processed marijuana were in the master bedroom, accessible to and occupied by three children under 6 years old,” Bikul said. “Child Protective Services was notified. The children were later released to a family memb