Parents High On Heroin Are Charged With Reckless Endangerment Of A Child
Jeffery Silva and Lynette Slocomb were arrested after having been caught driving high on heroin with their child in the back seat of the car.
After being caught driving in an unregistered, uninsured car with their 2-year-old son in the back seat, the parents were arrested on reckless endangerment of a child.
The residents of New Bedford and Taunton, MA, were said to have been found on the steps of a convenience store on Plain Street where Silva was struggling to breathe and law enforcement was forced to give him Narcan.
Currently the son is in custody of his grandmother and is unharmed.
Additional reporting by Madelyn Pellegrino