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JAMESTOWN – A 33-year-old Ellicott man was arrested for drugs and a hit and run accident and he and his wife were both charged Saturday with child endangerment for allegedly arguing in their car in front of their 5-year-old daughter.

Randy S. Rasmussen and Andi L. Rasmussen, 30, were arrested when state troopers tracked them down after finding their car had been abandoned on State Route 430 near the Town of Ellicott because it was out of gas.

Randy Rasmussen was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance and leaving the scene of a property damage accident after troopers reported finding drugs on him and linking him to crashing into some mailboxes on Denslow Avenue in the Town of Ellicott while allegedly arguing with his wife Saturday.