Alyssa Murch, of Bangor, was arrested on charges of furnishing drugs and endangering the welfare of a child, police said Wednesday, according to the Bangor Daily News. Her arrest came more than one month after police were called to respond to a report of a baby unconscious at Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center, the newspaper reported.
Authorities were called to the medical center around 7:30 p.m. Dec. 16, where they found the 7-month-old child had regained consciousness, WCSH reported. The baby appeared to be suffering from a meth overdose and was being treated, according to the news station.
"At 7 months old, there's not a lot of ways that can happen," Bangor police Sgt. Wade Betters told WVII-TV. "The investigation ultimately revealed it was delivered through breast milk."
Murch is expected to appear Feb. 20 for a hearing at the Penobscot Judicial Center, the Daily News reported.
Authorities continue to investigate.