ACCIDENTAL CHILD ABUSE? –
May 9, 2023 – A mother is awaiting sentencing after authorities say her 1-year-old daughter ate heroin found in the Macomb County woman’s purse.
Anita Vasquez, 32, pleaded no contest Tuesday to possession of a controlled substance less than 25 grams, third-degree child abuse, and fourth-degree child abuse. According to the Macomb County Prosecutor’s Office, Vasquez, of New Haven, flagged down a Roseville police officer on July 23, 2022, because her daughter was having a medical emergency. It was later determined that she ingested heroin.