Child rescued from car filled with drugs outside Casino parking lot

The El Dorado County Sheriff's Office (EDCSO) responded to a child left inside a car that was filled with drugs outside of Red Hawk Casino parking lot.

Red Hawk Casino security noticed a car in their parking structure. Passengers were sleeping inside and a child was also asleep in the back seat with many hypodermic needles and pill bottles throughout the car

When EDCSO deputies arrived, they found out that the two people in the car were watching the child while the mother was inside.

A joint effort by the Red Hawk Casino and EDCSO led to deputies searching the car and arresting four people, including the child's mother, for multiple drug related charges and child endangerment.

The child was cared for by casino employees until Child Protective Services arrived to the scene.

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