Police: Kids had access to drugs
EBENSBURG – A Northern Cambria woman who was pregnant at the time of her arrest pleaded guilty Tuesday on charges related to an undercover drug buy at her home in April, after which police found assorted drug paraphernalia and hypodermic needles, all within reach of her five young children.
Tammy Gloria Munn, 41, of 1003 Elder Ave., Northern Cambria, pleaded guilty to one felony count of endangering the welfare of children and a misdemeanor of possession of a controlled substance.
Police arrested Munn and her fiance, Ryan James Termin, 34, April 18 after a confidential informant, working for the Cambria County Drug Task Force, purchased 10 glassine packets of heroin marked “Starbucks” at the couple’s home.
According to a criminal complaint, when a search warrant was executed, police found a large amount of drug paraphernalia at the home, including hypodermic needles.
The couple’s five children, all ages 7 and younger, had access to the areas where the drugs and needles were kept, police.
Police also said Munn was pregnant at the time of her arrest, and she said her fiance was selling heroin to support her “15 bag-a-day habit.”
Munn was facing seven criminal charges, including multiple counts of endangering the welfare of children and conspiracy to use or possess drug paraphernalia.
She posted on an $11,000 unsecured bail Tuesday and will be sentenced in January.
Termin plead guilty on Sept. 23 to a misdemeanor offense for possession of a controlled substance.