The couple was arrested after their two-year-old son was found wandering the streets early Thursday, a fact which led to finding a sativa marijuana plantation inside his house.
According to information provided by the Office of the Public Prosecutor at the hearing to control the arrest and formalization of the investigation, defendant I.A.H.H. (21 years) and his partner A.B.S.V. (22 years) arrested after The Carabineros is warned about the presence of minors who walk alone on the road.
At that time, a procedure began because it violated children's rights, where neighbor Calle Manuel Rodríguez, in Punta Arenas, reported that the child lived in a house that kept the door open, verified that there were no residents, found two bags and a box of satin and halter cannabis shoes. When the child's parents arrived, they told police officers that they were leaving because of an emergency that appeared at the hospital.
Although the defense attorney, Vania Cáceres, alleged that it was an illegal procedure to carry out an autonomous process to enter the house without permission, Judge Juan Villa stated that the detention was legal because he was 2 years old, where it makes sense for Carabineros staff to enter homes to protect minors.
Against this background, prosecutor Rina Blanco told the defendants that they were being investigated for drug crimes and for leaving the child alone at home.
In particular, in the house two bags were found 182.8 grams of sativa marijuana, and in the shoe box found 79.5 grams of marijuana, also digital balance, so that both are formalized by ownership and ownership of prohibited substances.
Defendants regained their freedom, still with preventive measures for regional roots, while the deadline for closing investigations was set at three months.
In his statement, the defendant stated that he had to see his partner and son, and after bringing the medicine to his grandmother from his colleague to the hospital, they received a notification that the Carabineros was with his son at his home., after the little one wakes up.
In connection with the drug, the defendant stated that he bought 50 thousand pesos in marijuana in Barrio Sur, and that he obtained it for personal consumption and not for sale.
For his part, the defendant claimed that After making the child sleep, they go to the hospital. And when they returned, they found the Carabineros with their son.
At the trial, Judge Juan Villa also expressed concern about the situation of minors, where he explained it after the episode was under the protection of grandparentsafter the Carabineros left the child waiting for what was decided by the Family Court.