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. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, off topic, or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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