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Pair from Ashland, KY are behind bars on child neglect charges in Huntington

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Jennifer Farris , arrested on child neglect charges after she brought two children to a drug buy in Huntington, WV Jennifer Farris , arrested on child neglect charges after she brought two children to a drug buy in Huntington, WV
Dustin McWhorter, 19, arrested on child neglect charges after she brought two children to a drug buy in Huntington, WV Dustin McWhorter, 19, arrested on child neglect charges after she brought two children to a drug buy in Huntington, WV
HUNTINGTON, WV -

Lt. John Williams with the Huntington Police Department says a Ashland, KY couple is behind bars on child neglect charges for bringing two kids with them while purchasing drugs. 

Jennifer Farris, 29, and Dustin McWhorter, 19, have been charged with child neglect creating 
risk of injury.  Police said the pair bought heroin at the Marcum Terrace Housing Complex some time on Thursday, March 27. The duo then drove to the Olive Street Market and parked in the parking lot so they could inject themselves with the drug. 

Huntington Police responded to the scene and found used syringes. They also found a one year old and a six year old both sitting in the back seat of the vehicle. 

Farris and McWhorter are both currently in the Western Regional Jail.