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Sheriff: Mother Left Syringe In Area Accessible By Young Child

Posted at 9:04 AM, Oct 15, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-15 09:04:26-04

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A woman was arrested Friday after officials say she left a used syringe out around her child.

28-year-old Jessica Nicole Riley, of Lily, was arrested around 4:30 p.m. off Echo Valley Road.

According to the sheriff’s department, a deputy was conducting an investigation and found that Riley had left a used syringe under the bathroom sink where her 4-year-old daughter had access.

Riley is charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and endangering the welfare of a minor.

The child was placed with other family by social services.