This is nan heartbreaking infinitesimal a sobbing nine-year-old boy handed cops a monolithic container of methamphetamine he recovered nether his mom's nightstand.
The youngster locked himself successful nan bath wrong nan family's $430,000 Las Vegas home, successful nan Nevada community of Inspirada, little than 20 miles distant from nan Las Vegas strip, and Facetimed his begetter who past called nan police.
When officers from nan Henderson constabulary section arrived nan kid tells them, 'I conscionable saw a mates of bags, pulled it out, and past that’s erstwhile I knew what it was.'
Police confirmed that location was much than 100 grams (3.5 ounces) of meth successful nan bag. The incident took spot successful July 2022, but nan constabulary bodycam footage was released for nan first clip this week.
Kendra Long, nan child's mom, was arrested connected charges of supplier trafficking and kid abuse. She told nan cops that she was not alert of nan narcotics that were located successful her home, and posted $25,000 bail later that day, arsenic per tribunal records, local 8News Now reported.
Bodycam footage shows officers from nan Henderson Police Department banging connected nan doorway of nan home. The boy's mother Kendra Long - dressed successful a achromatic t-shirt and reddish shorts - is seen opening nan door. The serviceman tells Long, 'we are present to cheque connected your son'
Seconds later nan boy wearing a backpack is seen connected nan video stepping towards nan officers and handing them a ziplock container filled pinch achromatic powder'
Pictured: Kendra Long was taken into custody connected charges of supplier trafficking and kid abuse
Long's mugshot aft she was arrested by nan Henderson constabulary successful July 2022
Footage shows officers from nan Henderson Police Department banging connected nan doorway of nan home. Long - dressed successful a achromatic t-shirt and reddish shorts - is seen opening nan door.
The serviceman tells Long, 'we are present to cheque connected your son.'
Seconds later nan boy wearing a backpack is seen connected nan video stepping towards nan officers and handing them a integrative container filled pinch achromatic powder.
The boy dressed successful short and a t-shirt pinch nary shoes connected is seen clutching his iPad and appears shaken.
The 2nd serviceman asks, 'Hey, what's going on. I'm Officer Hansen. Are you scared? What's going connected man? Do you want to return a spot connected nan bench?'
His mother tells nan officer, 'He's had my telephone successful nan bath for for illustration an hour.'
The boy's mother past tells officers, 'I person nary thought what that is.'
The serviceman responds, 'He conscionable handed it to me.'
She is past heard saying, 'Ok. I don't know. I don't know.'
The serviceman asks, 'Is this your child?'
She responds, 'Yes, he is my baby. He's been successful nan bath for an hour, virtually an hour.'
The serviceman holds up nan container and says to Long, 'He was showing Tony this worldly he recovered successful nan house.'
She responded, 'I don't moreover cognize what that is.'
The serviceman said, 'Well, I don't either.'
Picutured: Police confirmed that location was much than 100 grams of meth successful nan bag
Long repeated respective times that she didn't cognize what nan achromatic powder successful nan ziplock container was. Officer Engle told her, 'to maine it astir apt look for illustration methamphetamine, you know'
The different serviceman is seen extracurricular nan location trying to console nan boy who is sitting connected nan chair crying.
Officer Hansen asked: 'What do you find wrong nan location that made you scared?
The boy said, 'Drugs.'
The serviceman past asked, 'Do you cognize what narcotics look like?'
The boy told nan officer, 'Yeah,' arsenic he sobbed.
The serviceman told nan kid to 'take immoderate heavy breaths.'
He proceeded to nan show nan cop: 'I conscionable saw a mates of bags. I was curious. I conscionable pulled it retired and that is erstwhile I knew what it was.'
The serviceman asked, 'You thought it was narcotics for illustration connected TV and stuff.'
The boy said, 'Yeah.'
In nan video, officers look amazed by nan magnitude of meth that was recovered and aft collecting nan drugs.
Once they re-entered nan home, Long was seated connected nan staircase arsenic they publication her authorities before.
She tried and to conflict what nan officers were telling her. 'I can't moreover understand aliases fathom nan truth this is narcotics that is successful my house.'
At 1 point, she told nan cops she didn't moreover cognize what meth was. The officers didn't look to judge her.
Footage shows Long getting cuffed by police.
The boy's begetter is seen connected nan video picking up his boy arsenic nan officers show nan youngster that they were proud of him and that he did nan correct thing.
According to Long's Linkedin profile, she specializes successful spot guidance and is nan proprietor of a existent property brokerage firm.
Prosecutors said Long violated a family tribunal bid and collapsed different rules.
Her lawsuit was heard successful aggregate courts including, Henderson Justice Court, Las Vegas Justice Court, and Clark County District Court.
She was sentenced to probation which prosecutors said she violated. She was besides sent to an in-patient supplier curen program.
During nan ineligible proceedings, prosecutors showed matter messages that revealed that Long was dealing narcotics from her location while her boy was present.
One of nan texts prosecutors showed says, 'Sure I'm home. You want a $100 container aliases half.'
The boy's parents are divided and nan kid is nether his father's care.
Long's lawyer declined to supply a statement, arsenic per nan news outlet.