Man faces charges after landlord reports ‘unsafe conditions’

Garrett Chaffin (Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Office)
Garrett Chaffin (Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Office)

TIPPECANOE CO., Ind. (WLFI) — A West Lafayette man faces methamphetamine and child neglect charges after prosecutors said he had items used to make the drug in his home.

Prosecutors said police went to the home of Garrett Chaffin, 36, after the landlord reported unsafe conditions and damage to the property. They said police found items used to make meth, prescription drugs and drug paraphernalia in the home.

Prosecutors said Chaffin came home while police were there and admitted using meth. Chaffin lived at the home with his wife and two young sons.

Chaffin faces charges including, but not limited to, dealing and possession of methamphetamine, neglect of a dependent, possession of paraphernalia, and maintaining a common nuisance.

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