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Kingsville Police Find Child in Same Room as Drugs During Bust

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KINGSVILLE (Kiii News) -

Kingsville police say a two-year old girl was found in a bedroom where one man was also hiding 30 pounds of marijuana on Thursday.

According to the Kingsville Police Department, their SWAT team searched a home in the 100 block of West Nettie in Kingsville. In that home, they found synthetic marijuana, marijuana and scales used to weigh the drugs.

Officers found Jose Benavidez III's two-year old daughter in one of the bedrooms of that home. Benavidez was arrested and will be charged with endangering a child and several drug charges.

His father, Jose Benavidez, Sr., was also arrested and is being charged with possession of marijuana.