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Woman caught injecting heroin into her mother’s arm in parked car while baby was asleep inside

By Mason White 5:05 PM August 9, 2015
Karen Gillespie and Courtney Jording 

By: Wayne Morin
(Scroll down for video) A woman and her mother were arrested on a charge of drug possession after allegedly being caught using heroin in a parked car as a 6-month-old child was asleep inside, police in Pennsylvania said.

Westmoreland County police said that they have arrested 43-year-old Karen Gillespie and 23-year-old Courtney Jording, after a social services employee saw the daughter injecting heroin into her mother’s arm.

The car was parked at a gas pump with a 6-month-old boy sitting in the back seat. Both were arrested and charged with drug possession, criminal conspiracy and endangering the welfare of a child.

They were booked into the Westmoreland County Jail, and bail was set at $10,000 each.

According to the police investigation, the boy was in the back seat with a wet diaper and was not properly secured in a child safety seat.

Police found 41 bags of heroin in the car, but no diapers. The baby was handed over to the custody of his grandparents.