Woman Arrested After Baby Swallows Crack
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Baton Rouge police have arrested a 33-year-old woman accused of failing to prevent her 1-year-old son from swallows crack cocaine, which led to the child's hospitalization.
The Advocate 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.