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Facebook Video Leads To Arrest Of Seymour Residents
Updated July 12, 2017 7:04 AM | Filed under: Crime
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(SEYMOUR) - A Seymour woman and her father were arrested after a video of the woman was posted on Facebook showing her smoking meth.

According to Seymour Assistant Chief Craig Hayes, police were notified about the video being posted on Facebook on July 6.

Police arrested 31-year-old Brittany Stafford and her father 56-year-old James Stafford at an apartment complex in the 2700 block of Bent Tree Lane.

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Detectives obtained a copy of the video, which shows Brittany smoking what appears to be meth from a glass meth pipe, Hayes said. James also appears in the video and the voice of her 9-year-old son can be heard talking to James.

During a search of the apartment Friday, police found small amounts meth and marijuana and drug paraphernalia including smoking pipes.

Brittany told police she had a drug addiction and that an ex-boyfriend has posted the video a few months ago after the two had a fight.

Three children, ages 9, 10, and 13 were removed from the apartment by Jackson County Child Protective Services.

Both Brittany Stafford and James Stafford were arrested and charged with maintaining a common nuisance and neglect of a dependent. Brittany Stafford is also facing a charge of possession of meth, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Both are being held without bond at the Jackson County Jail.

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