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Police: Man arrested after toddler played with empty heroin bag

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HALIFAX, Pa. (WHTM) -

A Halifax man was arrested on drug and endangerment charges after his two-year-old daughter was found playing with an empty heroin bag, according to state police in Lykens.

Ricky Allen Shoop, 29, had attempted to flee from troopers while they were investigating a disturbance Monday night in the first block of S. 4th Street, and during the investigation was found to be in possession of three heroin packets and two needles, one of which contained heroin, police said.

It was also discovered that Shoop's daughter was playing with the empty heroin bag before troopers arrived on the scene, police said.

He was taken into custody of endangering the welfare of a child, reckless endangerment, and numerous drug violations, police said.

 

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