Intoxicated Couple Disregard Crying Baby, Police Say

The married couple were reportedly in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia; DYFS has been contacted.

Manalapan police arrested and charged a married couple with child endangerment, possession of marijuana under 50 grams, and possession of drug paraphernalia on Sunday, Nov. 12.

The couple, Rachel Davis, 28, and Evan Davis, 30, were found intoxicated in their Century Way home while their 4-month-old daughter was crying in their residence, police said.

A pizza delivery person contacted the police after he heard a baby crying in the home, but no one came to the door. Ptl. Bryan Belardo, of the Manalapan Police Department, responded to the house at around 9:15 p.m. on Sunday and after several unsuccessful attempts to make contact with the couple, Belardo made entry into the home.

The married couple, both self-employed, were found to be intoxicated and in possession of under 50 grams of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

Both Evan and Rachel were charged with endangering the welfare of a child, possession of under 50 grams of marijuana, and possession of controlled dangerous substance (CDS) paraphernalia. They were both transported to Monmouth County Correctional Institute on $1,500 bail; both posted bail.

The Division of Youth and Family Services (DYFS) was contacted in reference to this incident and this case is pending court.

Sheri Korman November 15, 2012 at 12:17 AM
Kudos to the pizza delivery person. He or she should be recognized for his or her action of making that call.
VINCENT GOOMBATZ November 16, 2012 at 10:33 PM
Neither person was intoxicated. Perhaps it would be advisable for "reporters" to get their facts straight, or at least "fact check" before reporting. People should not be vilified in print or subsequent comment when these are allegations and not convictions.
Chris Russell December 03, 2012 at 07:22 PM
What were they then? Other than being a couple of scumbags.
Ric January 08, 2013 at 08:56 PM
Made entry or broke in . whats made entry?


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