Mother arrested after infant ingests drugs

Team Radio Marketing Group - June 12, 2017 10:55 am

A 25-year-old woman was arrested on complaints of possession of a controlled dangerous substance and child endangerment at 11:06 p.m. Sunday after Ponca City Police and Ponca City EMS responded to the 1400 block of East Bradley.

The police and EMS were responding to a call reporting that a 1-year-old girl had eaten a large piece of a substance identified as crack cocaine.

The child is in the custody of the Department of Human Services and  the woman, identified as Ashley Dawn Peterson of Blackwell, is being held in the Ponca City jail.

 

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