PASADENA, Md. (WJZ) — Anne Arundel County Police made a drug bust at a child care facility in Pasadena Friday.
Around 5:30 a.m., officers recovered heroin, crack cocaine, marijuana, Oxycodone and other various substances at 7844 Centergate Court. The residence was a licensed child care facility.
Police arrested Bruce Edward Dabrasky Jr., 37, and Elizabeth Ann Ocus, 34, for possession of multiple drugs and other offenses. Police tell WJZ it was a concerned neighbors that tipped them off.
“It’s disappointing because you never know what’s around the corner,” said neighbor Stephanie Kijak.
“This is just something that came in from a community member who had their eyes and ears open,” said Lt. Ryan Frashure of the Anne Arundel County Police.
“My husband and i always wondered why people sent their kids there we heard the parents all the time yelling at their own kids and using foul language,” said Kijak. ”
Many neighbors had little interaction with the couple but say their behavior is reckless.
Police say there are no reports of any children being harmed but it’s a cautionary reminder to parents.
“Do interview, go to the home know who is watching your kids,” said Frashure.
A representative from the Maryland State Department of Education Department of Childhood Development was notified prior to the execution of the search warrant and was present during the event. All precautions were taken to ensure that service of this search warrant was made prior to the arrival of any daycare children. In addition the Department of Social Services for Anne Arundel County was notified and opened an investigation into the residence.