A worker at the child-care center in Paterson, New Jersey,
about 20 miles west of New York City, discovered 48 glassine
envelopes of heroin stuffed in the 2-year-old's jacket on
Monday, according to Paterson Police Lieutenant Bert Ribeiro.
The employee called police, who determined the father had
accompanied the child to the center that day.
There was no indication the child was aware the drugs were in
his jacket, police said.
The child's father, identified by police as Phillip Young, 27,
was arrested and being held on $85,000 bail, authorities said.
(Reporting by Victoria Cavaliere;
editing by Ellen Wulfhorst and
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