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Couple charged with giving baby morphine

Provided by: Poinsett Co Sheriff's Department Provided by: Poinsett Co Sheriff's Department
Provided by: Poinsett Co Sheriff's Dept & Sharp Co Police Provided by: Poinsett Co Sheriff's Dept & Sharp Co Police

TRUMANN, AR (KAIT) - A mother and father are charged with felonies after police say they gave their 5-week-old baby liquid morphine.

Crystal Williams was arrested back in May by Sharp County Police and charged with possession of a controlled substance, introducing it to a minor, and endangering the welfare of a child.

The father, Robert Williams, was arrested Monday by Sharp County Police, charged with same 3 felonies, plus being an accomplice to the crime.

All warrants for the pair have come from Poinsett County.

Bond was set for Mr. Williams at $250,000 cash and he's awaiting extradition to Poinsett County. Crystal Williams is already in Poinsett County facing her charges.

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