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PD: Woman found doing heroin in car while child was present

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Cynthia Fernandes (Monroe Police) Cynthia Fernandes (Monroe Police)
MONROE, CT (WFSB) -

A 21-year-old woman is facing charges after police said she was found doing heroin in a car while a young child was present.

Monroe police arrested Cynthia Fernandes, of Bridgeport, on Wednesday evening. She was in a car that was parked in the Goodwill parking lot on Monroe Turnpike.

Fernandes was seen “shooting up” heroin while inside the car. Police said a young child was in the car as well.

Police also found an empty syringe and paper fold known to hold heroin.

She was charged with risk of injury to a minor and was released on a $2,500 bond.

The child was turned over to family members.

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