Minden Press-Herald

Oct 01st

Woman arrested after baby swallows crack

dt.common.streams.StreamServer.clsBATON ROUGE — Baton Rouge police have arrested a 33-year-old woman accused of failing to prevent her 1-year-old son from swallowing crack cocaine, which led to the child's hospitalization.

According to reports, police booked Keisha Sturdivant on counts of cruelty to juveniles, contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile and using a controlled dangerous substance in the presence of a minor.

Cpl. Don Coppola Jr. says the boy was in stable condition Wednesday night.

Sturdivant remains in jail in lieu if a $20,000 bond.

It was unclear whether she has an attorney.






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