Woman hid heroin, cocaine inside child’s car seat, police say
A New Jersey woman is accused of hiding heroin and crack cocaine in her year-old child's car seat during a traffic stop.
Tara Worthy is charged with child endangerment, heroin possession and other offenses.
Manchester Township police say the 26-year-old Toms River woman was found to have a suspended driver's license when she was stopped Monday night.
They say drug paraphernalia and a hypodermic needle were found under Worthy's seat. The heroin and related paraphernalia were later discovered in the child's car seat.
A 21-year-old passenger was also arrested and faces drug charges.
Worthy's bail was set at $50,000 bail. It wasn't known Wednesday if she has retained an attorney.
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