Woman passed out in stolen car with heroin, child in her lap

A Jacksonville woman is behind bars Wednesday after deputies found her passed out in a stolen vehicle in possession of heroin with a child on her lap.

Amanda Ray, 29, was arrested by St. Johns County deputies after finding her passed out at a Ponte Vedra gas station Tuesday night.

When they woke her up, they ran the license plate of the vehicle she was driving and discovered it was stolen out of Kentucky. She was the suspect, according to deputies.

Deputies said they proceeded to search the vehicle and found several syringes and drug paraphernalia, including heroin.

The child is now in the custody of a relative.

Ray is facing three felony and two misdemeanor charges, including child neglect and possession of heroin.

She resides in the St. Johns County Jail with a $11,000 bond.

(© 2017 WTLV)


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