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Couple in St. Martinville arrested after allegedly giving infant drugs

1 week 1 day 5 hours ago Monday, February 10 2020 Feb 10, 2020 February 10, 2020 7:29 PM February 10, 2020 in News
Source: WBRZ
Left: Jacob Romero Right: Hailee Romero

ST. MARTINVILLE - St. Martin Parish Sheriff Deputies arrested a couple after they allegedly gave a small child dangerous drugs.

Investigators learned the eleven month old infant tested positive for a controlled narcotic substance. A search warrant was obtained for the parent's residence and during the search, authorites were able to locate the drugs inside the home.

Soon after, the parents of the child, 28-year-old Hailee Romero and 32-year-old Jacob Romero, was arrested on several drug charges as well as second degree cruelty to a juvenile. 

They were booked into the St. Martin Correctional Center with bonds set at $10,500.

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