• 2 charged after loaded AK-47 found under North Carolina toddler's bed


    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. - Police in North Carolina have arrested two people after finding marijuana and a loaded AK-47 under the bed of a 2-year-old child.

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    News outlets report Fayetteville police say drug and child abuse charges were filed against 32-year-old Sergio F. Weeks and 25-year-old Alysha J. Smith. In addition, police charged Weeks with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.


    (Sergio F. Weeks, left, Alysha J. Smith, right)

    According to police, officers responding to a Crime Stoppers tip were able to verify the tipster's information and obtained a warrant to search a home. Inside the home, they found nearly a pound of marijuana and various drug paraphernalia in addition to the AK-47.

    Weeks and Smith have been released on bond. It's not known if they have an attorney.

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