SARASOTA COUNTY, Fla. – A Venice couple was arrested on child neglect charges after a 21-month-old in their care ingested cocaine.
The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office said Kaitlyn Van Dorn and Blake Pavey were arrested Saturday.
Deputies were initially called on Jan. 8 to a Venice home along Park Road to assist the Sarasota County Fire Department on a medical call. The call involved an unconscious child who was not breathing.
Van Dorn told investigators that the child picked up an unknown object from the ground and put it in his mouth while on a neighborhood walk. Deputies said...