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Police: 400 pot plants, evidence of meth lab found at Farmington home when child lives


FARMINGTON, New Hampshire — A New Hampshire man and woman are facing charges after police say they raided a Farmington home and found 400 marijuana plants and an inactive methamphetamine lab.

Police say an 11-year-old child was also living at the home.

Forty-three-year-old David Helm and 42-year-old Christy Olden are facing felony drug charges including manufacturing methamphetamine in a home where a child lives.

Police say besides the marijuana plants, they found evidence of a meth lab in the basement, including household chemicals, manufacturing plans and paraphernalia used in making the drug.

Helm was being held on $75,000 bail; Olden was lodged on $50,000 bail. It was not immediately known if they are being represented by attorneys.

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