An expectant mother has been arrested for asking another woman to inject her with illegal drugs while she was in labor. The woman complied, and both were subsequently arrested.
While in labor at a Concord, New Hampshire, home, Felicia Farrugia, 29, asked Rhianna Frenette, 37, to give her heroin and methamphetamine prior to calling 911.
According to police reports, Farruggia refused to allow neighbors to call 911 until she was injected with the drugs. Frenette eventually administered the drugs to Farruggia using an unsanitary syringe.
Emergency crews were called and arrived at the scene while Farrugia was still in labor. She was transported to an ambulance where she gave birth to a baby boy. The two were taken to Concord Hospital and were admitted for several days.
Police reported that the baby was taken into state custody, where he remains.
Frenette is accused of misdemeanor and felony charges of reckless conduct. Farruggia faces a felony count of reckless conduct.
If you would like to receive Breaking News text alerts on a smartphone or tablet, download the DML APP which is completely FREE and easy to use. Go to the Google Play Store or the IOS App Store and search for DML APP. Be sure to keep the app’s notifications setting on. Another way to receive alerts is to text to 40404 the following message: follow @realdennislynch (be sure to put a space between the word follow and the @ symbol).
To see more stories like this, sign up below for Dennis Michael Lynch’s email newsletter.
Sign up to get breaking news alerts from Dennis Michael Lynch.
Nationwide ID theft and credit card scheme busted in traffic stop