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An eastern Iowa woman faces meth and child endangerment charges, accused of letting other people make methamphetamine at her Cedar Rapids apartment.

The Gazette reports ( that 24-year-old Melanie Padilla, who now lives in DeWitt, has been charged with aiding and abetting in the manufacture of methamphetamine, possession of precursors and child endangerment.

Police say they found remnants of a meth lab at Padilla’s former apartment in Cedar Rapids, where she had lived with her infant son.

Court records say Padilla acknowledged supplying pseudoephedrine, lithium and other items for use in making meth.

A public phone listing for Padilla could not be found. Online court records don’t yet list the case.


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