1.7 grams of meth found in baby's shoe

Published On: Jan 02 2013 11:59:14 AM EST
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. -

Sheriff's deputies found 1.7 grams of crystal methamphetamine in a baby's shoe when they arrested three people during a New Year's Eve traffic stop in Port Charlotte.

According to a sheriff's report, a deputy stopped the vehicle Monday night after observing it veer into the center lane and then sideswipe a curb. One occupant had a plastic baggie with $790 and white powder that tested positive for meth.

The deputy spotted a baggie sticking out of the bra of a woman passenger. In the backseat, he found meth inside a 1-year-old girl's shoe, which was in her mother's purse and within the baby's reach. In all, 42.3 grams of meth was seized.

The three occupants were taken to jail and face multiple charges.

Authorities released the child to her father.

Comments

The views expressed below are not those of News4Jax or its affiliated companies. By clicking on "Post," you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and your comment is in compliance with such terms. Readers, please help keep this discussion respectful and on topic by flagging comments that are offensive or inappropriate (hover over the commenter's name and you'll see the flag option appear on right side of that line). And remember, respect goes both ways: Tolerance of others' opinions is important in a free discourse. If you're easily offended by strong opinions, you might skip reading comments entirely.

blog comments powered by Disqus