Three People Arrested on Child Endangerment Charges

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND - Imagine finding a three-year-old in the middle of a cocaine party.

Well that's what Midland Police discovered at an apartment complex.

They were called out to the 5200 block of Tremont where loud music was heard coming from an apartment.

Once inside, officers say they found powder cocaine and other drug paraphernalia near a 3-year-old.

32-year-old Rheal Defer, 34-year-old Jessica Corona and 30-year-old Christina Rangel were all arrested.

Defer, who is the mother of the child, is charged with child endangerment.

Corona and Rangel are facing drug charges and child endangerment.