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A baby born at home and allegedly without the assistance of a trained professional was reportedly found with hypodermic needle marks on her head had heroin in her bloodstream, leading to her death and the arrest of three people.

21-year-old Destiney Harbour from San Angelo, Texas, was expecting a child and was due to give birth in late-August.

It was reported that Harbour’s mom, 37-year-old Christin Chanelle Bradley, and Bradley’s beau, 34-year-old Dustin Wayne Smock, was with Harbour on August 23, when the woman gave birth to her daughter.

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A Pompton Lakes man who volunteers as a Santa Claus impersonator was pulled over while driving on Monday and arrested for alleged drug charges.

Charles R. Smith, a retired New Jersey Transit worker, currently does volunteer work dressing as Santa Claus for the Toys for Tots Foundation. He had been driving down Route 46 around 2:00 in the morning on Monday when South Hackensack police pulled him over for a routine traffic stop. Smith stated that he was on his way to a nearby motel at the time. One of the officers spotted a crack pipe next to Smith’s Santa suit which was hanging in the vehicle, and a search of the car allegedly uncovered empty plastic bags containing crack cocaine and heroin residue. A hypodermic needle was also said to be amongst the contraband items.

66-year-old Smith was taken into custody and faces two counts of possession of drug paraphernalia. He was released shortly after his detainment and awaits a court hearing. It is unknown whether Smith has legal representation at this time.

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