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Couple Arrested After Keeping Baby in Unheated Garage
DES MOINES, IA (CBS 2/FOX 28) -- A Des Moines couple has been arrested after living in a garage without heat, electricity or a bathroom with their baby.
Danae Haynes and Justin Sorter are being charged with child endangerment, possession of drug paraphernalia and probation violations.
The 9-month-old child is healthy but was not dressed for near freezing temperatures.
Neighbors tipped off police to the couple living in the detached garage.
The couple says they had permission from the owners of the home to live in the garage.
The child is now in the custody of the Iowa Department of Human Services.