Police: Baby swallows heroin, NC man arrested

Staheen Ramos-Murray (WBTV)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) – A baby was recovering Thursday afternoon after accidentally swallowing heroin, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg police.

Investigators say Staheen Ramos-Murray was taking care of his son when it happened Monday, August 17 on Marvin Road in southeast Charlotte. Ramos-Murray is also accused of assaulting the child’s mother and threatening her nephew who was also there.

Police say he then stole a car and fled the scene, but he was arrested nearby by CMPD officers.

Ramos-Murray is facing child abuse charges, assault charges, vehicle theft charges, and drug charges.

Officials said the child was taken to Carolinas Medical Center with minor injuries, but have not given an update to his condition.

Copyright 2015 WBTV. All rights reserved.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s