Mother Arrested For Leaving Infant In Car

A mother is arrested after police say she left her infant in the car while she shopped at Wal-Mart.

Somerset police say 22-year old Joni Helton left her baby in the car with the air conditioning on for half an hour.

Police say when they found Helton she appeared to be under the influence. Police say they also found a bottle of Xanax in the car.

Helton is charged with endangering the welfare of a minor and possession of a controlled substance.

The baby is with relatives.


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