Three arrested after anonymous call to police in Guyandotte
Photo of Erin Ashley Mullins
Photo of John Cloninger
Photo of Eric Mount
A mother is now behind bars after neighbors reported her
child smelling like ammonia.
An anonymous call to the Huntington Police Department led
officers to a home on 701 South High Street
in Guyandotte Saturday to investigate the well-being of a small child. Erin Ashley Mullins, 31, answered the door and let officers see the
home, so they could make sure it was safe and food was available, according to the news
Officers found several meth-making materials needed to
operate a lab. Mullins was charged with exposure of a child to methamphetamine.
The news release also states two other people in the home at the time are
Eric Mount, 41, already with one felony warrant for
conspiracy to operate a clandestine lab, is facing the same charges again. John
Cloninger, 25, who lives with Mullins in the home, is charged with exposure of
a child to methamphetamine.
The 3-year-old child is now in the custody of Child
Protective Services. Mullins, Mount and Cloninger are in the Western Regional
Jail. Bail was set for $100,000 each.
The Department of Environmental and West Virginia State
Police were also called. Trooper Rachel Blankenship, a clandestine lab
technician, assisted with collecting evidence being sent to the WVSP Forensic
Laboratory for analysis.
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