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Cops: Couple arrested with drugs -- and 7-month-old -- in car

Koralynn M. Ingraham, 23, and William Grover Campanaro,

Koralynn M. Ingraham, 23, and William Grover Campanaro, 28, both of Farmhouse Road in Ridge, were arrested Thursday, April 23, 2015. Each was charged with drug possession, loitering and endangering the welfare of a child, police said. Photo Credit: SCPD

A Ridge couple was arrested Thursday evening after police witnessed what they believed was a drug transaction and said they found the pair in a car in possession of drugs -- their 7-month-old daughter in tow.

Suffolk County police said the incident took place on Church Lane in Middle Island about 6:15 p.m. after officers assigned to the Burglary Larceny Task Force saw the couple in their car -- and believed they were witnessing a drug transaction.

Police then stopped the car, a 2008 Volkswagen Jetta, finding drugs and drug paraphernalia.

Arrested were William Grover Campanaro, 28, and Koralynn M. Ingraham, 23, both of Farmhouse Road. Each was charged with first-degree loitering and endangering the welfare of a child, police said.

Campanaro was found to be in possession of heroin, police said, and also was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.

Police said Ingraham also was charged with criminal possession of a hypodermic needle and seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. She later also was charged with criminal impersonation after she identified herself as her younger sister -- to avoid being arrested for an outstanding warrant.

The child, who was not hurt, was released to a family member, police said. Police said they notified Child Protective Services.

Campanaro and Ingraham are scheduled for arraignment Friday in First District Court in Central Islip.

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