MANATEE — A Bradenton woman was arrested for child neglect after she was discovered either asleep or passed out on the sidewalk with a baby in a stroller next to her.
Katherine I. Mullins, 24, finally responded when emergency medical services arrived on the 2600 block of 53rd Avenue West., Bradenton at 4:30 a.m. Sunday, according to a Manatee County Sheriff’s Office report.
Once the child was given over to Child Protective Services, Mullins was transported to county jail.
Besides child neglect, Mullins was also charged with possession of Xanax without a prescription.
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Mullins was being held at the Manatee County jail on bonds totaling $5,120.