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1-year-old baby found to be high on drugs

By Mason White 4:41 PM February 22, 2017
Tenessa Price
Tenessa Price
By: Mason White

A mother was arrested after her young son was found to be high on drugs.

The mother of California, took her son to the Oak Valley Hospital Emergency Department at around 3:30 p.m.

28-year-old Tenessa Price told doctors that her 1-year-old son was suffering from an allergic reaction to a new shampoo that she used while bathing him.

However, the baby behaved the way people do when they are high on drugs.

Oakdale Police officers were called after it was confirmed that the baby had drugs in his system.

Price was arrested and officers found that she was in possession of methamphetamine.

The 1-year-old boy was transferred to another hospital for further treatment while the mother was taken to jail.

The boy is now under the care of Child Protective Services.

Price is facing charges of child cruelty and other related charges.