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Father sells heroin from hospital maternity ward while visiting his girlfriend and newborn baby

By Mason White 5:22 PM October 22, 2017
Cody Hulse
Cody Hulse
By: Emily Lewis

(Scroll down for video) The father of a newborn baby was caught selling heroin from his girlfriend’s hospital room, according to police in Pennsylvania.

The City of Greensburg Police Department said that on Thursday, detectives arrested Cody R. Hulse, 25, of Latrobe, for selling heroin from a room at the Excela Westmoreland Hospital.

Hulse admitted to selling heroin and was found in possession of 34 bags of suspected heroin and various items of drug paraphernalia.

Hulse was not a patient at the hospital but was visiting his newborn child and girlfriend at the time of his arrest.

His girlfriend gave birth earlier in the day.

Hulse was caught after police stopped a car in which they saw baggies of heroin.

The occupants of the car told police that they just bought the drugs at the Excela Westmoreland Hospital from a man named Cody.

Police went to the hospital and detained Hulse.

Police found Hulse in possession of heroin, needles, rubber bands, and a spoon.

The baggies of heroin were stamped with the words “Final Call.”

Hulse admitted that he was addicted to heroin.

Hulse has been charged with delivery of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and endangering the welfare of children.

He was booked into the Westmoreland County Prison and his bail has been set at $100,000 by District Judge James Albert.

Albert also ordered Hulse to have no contact with his newborn child.