Toddler Ingests Narcotics, Mother Arrested In Sint Maarten

(LOOP NEWS CARIBBEAN) – A two-year-old boy had to be taken to hospital in Sint Maarten last week after he ingested some type of narcotics.

The Police Force of Sint Maarten says officers were called to the Sint Maarten Medical Center after the two-year-old child was admitted to hospital on November 13.

The type of narcotic ingested was not disclosed. The child’s condition remains unknown.

After a short investigation and with the intervention of the public prosecutor a decision was taken to arrest the mother for child neglect.

The suspect was arrested on November 14 in the Dutch quarter area. She was taken to the station where she is being held for questioning.