Guns, ammo, drugs found near child’s toys after police called to Pittsburgh home

Guns, ammo, drugs found near child’s toys after police called to Pittsburgh home

PITTSBURGH — A Pittsburgh couple is facing charges after allegedly putting their child and others in danger.

Police were called Tuesday to Christopher Cunningham and Laura Cole’s home on Churchview Avenue in Carrick.

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The incident started when an acquaintance of Cunningham’s allegedly tried to run over a neighbor with his car, according to police paperwork. The neighbor said things then escalated and Cunningham allegedly pulled out a gun, pointed it at her face and threatened her.

Cunningham was arrested and police executed a search warrant at the home. Authorities said they found several guns, ammunition and drugs within feet of the couple’s 5-year-old daughter’s toys, Christmas presents and clothing.

The couple claims the girl had been staying with her grandmother, police said.

Officers confiscated:

  • 2 white golf ball-sized baggies of suspected cocaine and crack cocaine
  • A white golf ball-sized bagged of suspected meth
  • A bottle of Adderall
  • 5 vacuum-sealed bags of marijuana
  • Drug paraphernalia and scales
  • Cell phones
  • More than $4,000 cash hidden under the kitchen sink
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