A mother was arrested Monday on felony child cruelty charges after her 3-month-old child was allegedly found near narcotics, officials said.
On Monday around 6 p.m., deputies responded to a call for service on the 17000 block of Danielson Street in Canyon Country, said Deputy Natalie Arriaga, spokesperson for the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station.
When deputies arrived on scene, they found “various narcotics within proximity of her child, putting the child at risk,” Arriaga said.
Deputies arrested Evelyn Martinez, 26, from Canyon Country, on felony child cruelty and narcotics charges, as well as a misdemeanor charge of being in possession of drug paraphernalia, Arriaga added.
Martinez was arrested and transported to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station’s jail with bail set at $60,000, according to arrest records.Do you have a news tip? Call us at (661) 298-1220, or send an email to email@example.com. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking KHTS Santa Clarita News Alerts delivered right to your inbox. Report a typo or error, email Corrections@hometownstation.com
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