NAMPA, Idaho — An Idaho woman is accused of smoking heroin in her vehicle while her young daughter was in the back seat, authorities said.
According to court documents, witnesses saw Alexander using a straw and tinfoil to smoke a substance while she was sitting in the parking lot of a McDonald's restaurant in Nampa.
Police responding to the parking lot confronted Alexander, who admitted she had heroin in the vehicle, according to court documents.
"I observed from the passenger side of the vehicle a small child in the right rear passenger seat," -- a girl later identified as the suspect's daughter, one officer wrote.
Officials with the Nampa Police Department said the child was placed into the health and welfare protective services system, KBOI reported.
© 2020 Cox Media Group