A Turlock woman living near Wakefield Elementary School was arrested for allegedly selling heroin from a house where she lived with six young children.
Yesterday's arrest of Diana Servin, 30, for possession of heroin for sales and felony child endangerment, followed the service of a search warrant in the 400 block of Bernell Avenue. The home in question is just across the street from Wakefield Elementary School in Turlock.
Turlock Police Spokesman Sgt. Stephen Webb reports that detectives found evidence of drugs sales and seized about 14 grams of heroin. They also found six children between the ages of 1 to 10 years old living in the home.
Police say the living conditions were unsuitable and dangerous for the children. The children were later were taken into protective custody by Child Protective Services.
Servin has faced previous charges including resisting arrest, battery of a peace officer, possession of marijuana, petty theft, possession of marijuana for sale, driving under the influence and a number of other driving-related offenses.