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Baby in Intensive Care After Ingesting Cocaine Stash

A man in New York is facing many charges after accusations that he was responsible for an incident resulting in a 10-month-old being admitted to a pediatric intensive care unit with cocaine in their system.
On March 22, a baby was at the Salem home of a 24-year-old man whose relationship with the infant has not been made public at this time. It was reported that there was cocaine in the household while the youngster was present. At some point, the infant reportedly inhaled the substance.
A call for emergency assistance was placed to 911, and first responders transported the baby to Glens Falls Hospital. After medical staff assessed and provided care for the child, it was determined that they should be admitted to the pediatric intensive care unit at Albany Medical Center.
The Washington County Sheriff’s Office was notified about the situation. An investigation was opened, and The New York State Police and Washington County Child Protective Services helped to look into the report from the hospital about the baby’s condition. According to reports, it did not take them long to suspect the man whose house the youngster was at was the party they believed was responsible.
The man was taken into custody and booked into the Washington County Jail. He is facing several preliminary charges, including two counts of criminal possession, one count of second-degree assault, one count of first-degree reckless endangerment, one count of endangering the welfare of a child, one count of second-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance one count of third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, and one count of third-degree criminal possession of a weapon. He was held while awaiting his arraignment.
If you or someone you love is suspected of a criminal offense, contact Orange County criminal defense lawyer Staycie R. Sena at (949) 477-8088 for a consultation now.

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