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Woman Arrested and Charged after Infant Exposed to Narcotics

Date: September 22, 2021
Incident Type: Arrest
Location: Zone 6
Summary:

On September 21, 2021, Pittsburgh Police from Zone 6 responded to the 600 block of Brookline Boulevard for an unresponsive 5-month-old female who had been brought to Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire Engine 26 for assistance.

When officers arrived, firefighters and paramedics were rendering aid to the child, who was then transported to UPMC Children’s Hospital in stable condition after first responders had administered Narcan.

Special Victims Unit detectives interviewed the infant’s guardian and conducted a search of her residence.

As a result of their investigation, police arrested Elizabeth Rexrode, 41, of Pittsburgh.

Rexrode is charged with Endangering Welfare of Children, Recklessly Endangering another Person, Possession of a Controlled Substance, and Possession of Paraphernalia.

The investigation is ongoing.


Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz

2021-09-22
PIO@pittsburghpa.gov