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Parents Arrested for Possession of Heroin with Infant in Car

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The arrest was made on Expressway Drive North in Ronkonkoma on Tuesday, February 25.

Ronkonkoma, NY - February 26, 2014 - Suffolk County Police today arrested two people for possessing a significant quantity of heroin with their infant in the car.
Fourth Precinct detectives, responding to specific community complaints of drug activity in Ronkonkoma, observed a vehicle committing numerous traffic infractions. Upon approaching the vehicle on Expressway Drive North, the detectives noted a strong odor of marijuana emanating from the vehicle. The passenger in the vehicle indicated that he had just smoked marijuana. Further investigation revealed that the parents were in possession of a large quantity of heroin and their 5-month-old son was in the car.
Nicholas Hernandez, 21, of Juniper Street, Islip, was charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd Degree, Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 4th Degree, two counts of Criminal Contempt and Endangering the Welfare of a Child.
The woman was charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd Degree, Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 4th Degree, Endangering the Welfare of a Child, Criminal Impersonation 2nd Degree and numerous traffic violations. The woman’s name is being withheld as she is the victim of domestic violence.
The infant was released to family members. Suffolk County Child Protective Services was notified.
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