Baby found with drug paraphernalia

A one-year-old girl was discovered with drug paraphernalia this weekend in Bartholomew County.

Judy Jackson, spokeswoman for the Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Department, says the father discovered the drug items at about 8:08 p.m. Friday in the 700 block of Della Road. The child’s mother told authorities that the paraphernalia belonged to a friend who was visiting the home.

The little girl was taken to Columbus Regional Hospital to be checked out. Department officials note that Child Protective Services were notified.

The incident remains under investigation.