Warrant: Man hid drugs in child’s handbag
by Haisten Willis
April 04, 2014 12:14 AM | 2622 views | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Marco Antonio Thomas
Marco Antonio Thomas
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A Marietta man was charged with possession of meth, reckless conduct and possession of less than an ounce of marijuana after police say he hid illegal drugs in his 4-year-old daughter’s handbag.

Marco Antonio Thomas, of Heatherwood Lane in Marietta, was charged March 29 between 2:15 and 3 a.m. According to police reports, the Marietta Police asked to search a room at the Hometown Inn on Canton Road where Thomas was staying and he gave them permission.

According to the warrant, the search turned up a small amount of suspected meth, about half an ounce, and an even smaller amount of marijuana, just over a quarter of an ounce.

The arrest warrant states the suspected drugs were found in a child’s handbag on the bathroom floor, which led to Thomas being charged with reckless conduct for endangering the safety of the girl.

Thomas has been denied bond.

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