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CHARGES: Wisconsin couple offered kid as collateral during heroin deal

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A Wisconsin couple is accused of selling heroin with the small children -- ages 1 and 3 -- present at the time of the drug deal. Racine County investigators say they even offered to leave one child behind as collateral to ensure they came back with more heroin.

Blair LaRose, 32, and Ashley Fay, 26, were charged this week with selling heroin and endangering the safety of a child. The charges stem from 3 undercover drug purchases, including 2 drug deals with children present.

“I was told by the investigators that were there it was just an unbelievable sight," Racine County Sheriff Christopher Schmaling told FOX 6 News in Milwaukee. "They couldn’t believe that two children and their parents live there."

The children have been placed in protective custody.

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