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Four Arrested in Two SWAT Raids

Four Arrested in Two SWAT Raids



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Gene Kennedy reportingFour people arrested in two simultaneous SWAT raids. Police say all four people know each other well.

Drugs and stolen jewelry: That's what Salt Lake Police found in not one, but two separate Salt Lake homes.

Investigators say the family members involved in one raid just ratted out the people in the other house.

Four Arrested in Two SWAT Raids

When SWAT stormed one of the homes, there were not just adults inside, there was also a toddler and a 16-year-old girl.

Ashley, parents' arrested: "They took my parents, and we have no where to go."

Four Arrested in Two SWAT Raids

Her name is Ashley, only 16 years old, and she just watched narcotics officers cuff her parents Tammy and Brian Lybarger, and haul them off to jail early this morning.

Ashley, parents' arrested: "I just lost my whole family, well a lot of them."

Ashley, parents' arrested: "We all had guns in our face, people in handcuffs."

Four Arrested in Two SWAT Raids

Mom and dad are accused of using and dealing drugs out of a Salt Lake City home. The daughter admits it was taking place, even with a 2 year-old in the house.

Ashley, parents' arrested: "(reporter: ‘Methamphetamine?’) Yeah. (reporter: ‘What else?’) Marijuana."

Four Arrested in Two SWAT Raids

Meanwhile, another bust was going on at the very same time involving the same family. At a second home, brothers Daniel and Dustin Keener were arrested.

Suspect: "You're not putting me on the news are you?”

Police say the suspects ran a drug house.

Sgt. J.R. Nelson / Salt Lake City Police: "It was just a sale of marijuana, we recovered a couple pounds out of this home."

Plus police found stolen property and jewelry.

Sgt. J.R. Nelson / Salt Lake City Police: "It was taken from a car prowl, a vehicle burglary that occurred last week."

Sgt. J.R. Nelson / Salt Lake City Police: "There was a lot of jewelry in the bag, something that could be from this vehicle burglary."

Four Arrested in Two SWAT Raids

A life of crime according to police with young people caught in the middle.

Ashley, parents' arrested: “(reporter: ‘What are you hoping happens from here?’) I hope they learn their lessons. They will, I hope. "

The teenager and toddler were taken into state custody.

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