Convicted felon arrested for selling drugs with baby in car

Convicted felon arrested for selling drugs with baby in car (Image 1)
Convicted felon arrested for selling drugs with baby in car (Image 1)

A convicted felon was arrested for selling drugs near an elementary school with a baby in the vehicle.

Detectives had been tracking 45-year-old Stephen Richey for several days before catching him selling cocaine with a baby girl in the backseat.

Richey was arrested Thursday near Amqui Elementary School in Madison.

Police said he had 31 grams of cocaine and a scale in his pocket. When detectives searched his house they said they found a Pioneer Arms rifle and an Ultra Star handgun.

According to an arrant warrant, Richey sold 27.5 grams of crack cocaine to an undercover agent on Wednesday, while Richey had a baby girl in a car seat inside his van.

Richey faces five charges including child endangerment and possessing drugs within 1,000 feet of a school zone.

Richey was convicted of a felon after robbing a bank in 1994.

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