A Palm Beach County mother is under arrest after her three-week-old child was found unattended in a baby seat on a dining room table with a soiled diaper, according to a probable cause affidavit.
According to the affidavit, 32-year-old Crystal Beth Ricci went out to have a drink with friends.
The sheriff's office was notified after Ricci's roommate woke up upon hearing the child crying and Ricci was nowhere to be found, the report states.
A detective and the roommate later found Ricci asleep in the roommate's car at the intersection of Lantana Road and Congress Avenue, according to the affidavit.
A detective arrested Ricci who refused to answer questions but did say, "I have a drug problem and need help," according to the report.
She's facing a charge of child neglect.
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