‘For Sale' Baby Born Addicted to Drugs

Hearing for DE woman accused of trying to sell newborn

Court documents show a baby offered for sale by a Delaware woman was born addicted to opiates.

Bridget Wismer is accused of trying to sell the child to a Philadelphia man for $15,000. She allegedly intended to use the money for a trip to Disneyworld

On Friday, attorneys for both sides agreed to new pretrial conditions for Wismer.
      
Defense attorneys told the judge that Wismer was waiving her right to a preliminary hearing that had been scheduled for Oct. 17.

In return, prosecutors agreed to turn over all police records and other evidence in their possession.

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Court documents show Wismer's baby was born on August 31st.  Wismer allegedly left the newborn in the hospital and went to a casino four days later.
      
Wismer avoided a higher bail but was ordered to have no contact with the baby or her co-defendant. She also must wear an electronic monitoring bracelet and undergo mental health and substance abuse evaluations.

 
 

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