Bench Warrant Issued For Mom Whose Baby Ingested Crack

Posted at 5:13 PM, Jun 03, 2013
and last updated 2013-06-03 17:17:36-04

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – A bench warrant is issued for a woman whose baby ingested crack cocaine back in March.

Stacy Gatlin, 21, failed to appear in court Monday for a status conference on charges including first degree child abuse, contributing to the  delinquency of a child and a second offense habitual offender.

Gatlin is being held on $20,000 bond.

Child Protective Services workers removed the boy, 14-month-old Royal, March 8 from an apartment in  the 800 block of Franklin Street SE.