Authorities say that a Philadelphia woman gave new meaning to the phrase “dirty diapers.”
24-year-old Jennifer Young was arrested for allegedly using a newborn baby’s diaper to smuggle drugs to her boyfriend in jail, according to the Delco Times.
It's unconfirmed whether she is the mother of the baby.
Police say that they received a tip on Young and possible contraband. Prison guards closely watched Young when she visited her boyfriend Randy Sanchez on April 9th.
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Police say that Young placed the baby on Sanchez’s lap and that Sanchez was seen pulling something from the baby’s diaper.
When a prison guard approached the couple, police say that Sanchez dropped a rubber glove on the floor that contained five Xanax and four Suboxone pills.
Both Young and Sanchez were then taken into custody.
Police say that Young admitted to smuggling the drugs using the baby and that it was the second time they had done so.
Police also say that Sanchez admitted to asking Young to bring the drugs and that he planned to use the Xanax pills while selling the Suboxone pills.
Police searched Young’s car where they say they found a latex glove with no fingers and prescription bottles with Xanax.
Young appeared for a preliminary arraignment on April 10th and was released on $25,000 unsecured bail.
The Delco Times reports that she failed to appear for her second preliminary hearing on April 14th.
She was held on trial on all charges, including possession with the intent to deliver.
She is scheduled for a formal arraignment on May 12th.
Sanchez is scheduled for an April 27th preliminary hearing in Upper Darby. He’s been confined since an earlier March 14th arrest.
The Delco Times reports that he is charged with multiple counts of access device and conspiracy offenses.