Joshua M. Middleton and Samantha L. Woolf

Joshua M. Middleton and Samantha L. Woolf (Booking Photos)

CLEVELAND, OH -- Authorities in Stark County arrested a couple Monday, after they allegedly operating a mobile meth lab out of a vehicle with their 16-month-old in the backseat of the SUV.

According to a police reports, Joshua M. Middleton, 28, and Samantha L. Woolf, 21, both of Alliance, were arrested on Monday about 3:30 p.m. along Bellflower Avenue.

That the couple was manufacturing methamphetamine in the front seat of Middleton’s 2000 Chevrolet Blazer, while their child was restrained in the backseat of the vehicle, according to police reports. A bottle of muriatic acid was leaking in the back seat of the car, just feet from the toddler.

Middleton concealed several vials of suspected methamphetamine in Woolf’s purse prior to being pulled over by police, according to police reports.

Middleton is currently being held on numerous felony counts, including illegal manufacturing of methamphetamine and endangering children. His bail was set at $100,000.

Woolf is also being held at the Stark County jail on suspicion of drug possession and child endangerment. Her bail was set at $25,000.

The couple’s child remains in the custody of a family member.