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CHARLOTTE COUNTY NARCOTICS DETECTIVES ARRESTED TWO DRUG DEALERS WEDNESDAY, INCLUDING A MOTHER WHO TOOK HER THREE YEAR OLD DAUGHTER ALONG.  DEPUTIES SAY 22 YEAR OLD JENNIFER LOVELL AND 21 YEAR OLD DANIEL DUNN, BOTH OF PORT CHARLOTTE, WHERE TAKEN INTO CUSTODY AFTER AN UNDERCOVER BUY.  DETECTIVES SAY WEDNESDAY WAS THE THIRD TIME THEY DID A MARIJUANA BUY FROM DUNN IN DIFFERENT MURDOCK BUSINESSES, WITH WEDNESDAY’S BEING IN THE WAL-MART PARKING LOT.  IN THE LAST TWO PURCHASES, LOVELL WAS IN THE VEHICLE WITH HER THREE YEAR OLD DAUGHTER WHO WITNESSED THE DEALS WITHIN A FEW HUNDRED FEET OF A CHURCH.  ONCE THE TRANSACTION WAS COMPLETED, DETECTIVES MOVED IN.  A SEARCH OF THE VEHICLE FOUND A HIDDEN COMPARTMENT IN THE PASSENGER SIDE DOOR THAT HAD A CONTAINER WITH SIX METHADONE PILLS.  THE CHILD WAS TURNED OVER TO A RELATIVE WHILE DUNN AND LOVELL WERE TAKEN TO JAIL, CHARGED WITH CHILD NEGLECT AND SALE AND DELIVERY OF MARIJUANA.  DUNN WAS ALSO TAGGED WITH NUMEROUS OTHER CHARGES INCLUDING SALE AND DELIVERY OF MARIJUANA WITHIN A THOUSAND FEET OF A CHURCH.  HE IS BEING HELD WITHOUT BOND AS HE IS A CONVICTED FELON, WHILE LOVELL WAS RELEASED AFTER POSTING HER $5000 DOLLAR BOND.