Jay couple faces charges

A Jay couple living in a recreational vehicle (RV) with three children has been charged with three counts felony child neglect and the male with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon when law enforcement responding to a complaint on March 21 found unsuitable living conditions and ammunition and firearms.

Melvin Ellis Warner, 62, and Merry Santana Adams, 47, 6752 Camp Henderson Road, were living with three children, ages 4, 8 and 15, in a camper when officers responded to a disturbance complaint last Saturday, according to a Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office report.

The officers disc...