Woman arrested on drug charge, child taken into custody

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EAST PROVIDENCE TWP., BEDFORD CO., Pa. (WTAJ) — Police have arrested a Breezewood woman for drug possession on April 27, 2019.

While at the residence of Keirston Figard, 25, on an unrelated matter, the police found five packages of heroin next to her 5-year-old son.

He was asleep on an uncovered mattress on the floor at the time.

While investigating the situation, the police found the child was previously with Figard when she was using meth with her friend in a motel room.

Figard was taken into custody and the child was placed with the Bedford County Children and Youth Services.

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