THIBODAUX, Louisiana — Police say a 42-year-old Thibodaux woman has been arrested after she was found walking with a crack pipe and a small amount of cocaine while her two young children were alone at home.
The Courier reports (http://bit.ly/UcKeCB ) Deidre Thomas was booked Wednesday with child desertion and possession of cocaine among several other charges. She is being held at the parish jail in lieu of a $14,550 bond.
Lafourche sheriff's deputies said they saw Thomas about 2:15 a.m. and stopped to check on her. She told them her two children, ages 4 and 9, were home alone, They were turned over to a family member.
It was unclear whether Thomas has an attorney.
Information from: The Courier, http://www.houmatoday.com