Emily Pitha, a fundraiser for John McCain‘s re-election campaign, was arrested Tuesday following a drug bust at her Phoenix, Ariz., home.

John McCain Fundraiser Arrested

Authorities executed a search warrant against Pitha after her live-in boyfriend Christopher Hustrulid signed for a package that contained 250 grams of MDMA. Upon searching the residence, detectives found evidence of a massive drug operation, reported the Arizona Republic.

Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Detective Doug Matteson stated that in addition to the MDMA, the couple had cocaine, LSD, heroin and methamphetamine in the home. They also had an active meth lab, and were reportedly in the process of constructing a building that could have been used to illicitly grow marijuana.

Matteson further revealed that a 5-year-old and a 10-year-old “had easy access to all of (the) drugs and materials, even the bomb-making materials that were located in the back with the meth lab.”

Both Pitha and Hustrulid are facing a number of drug charges, as well as possible child endangerment charges.

In response to Pitha’s arrest, McCain’s campaign manager, Ryan O’Daniel, issued a statement. “We commend the hard work and dedication of our law enforcement officers in their fight to keep our community safe from illegal drugs and associated criminal activity,” the statement reads. “The campaign immediately terminated any relationship with Ms. Pitha upon learning of her alleged involvement in the operation.”

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