A 28-year-old Snellville mom was still in jail late Saturday after store employees found her with a needle in her arm on the bathroom floor of the Kroger on Scenic Highway in Snellville, police said.
Her 18-month-old son was crying nearby in a child safety seat when the woman was found in the store earlier this week.
Jessica C. Widner, who was charged with child cruelty, is the most recent apparent example in a growing heroin problem in the suburbs.
A recent CDC study found heroin caused more overdose deaths that any other drug and the number of heroin-related deaths in 2015 tripled that of 1999.
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