Jersey City police car
Jersey City Police Car

Two people were arrested yesterday in connection with the ingestion of methamphetamines by a 5 year-old boy.

The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit has arrested the boy’s 20 year-old mother and her 22 year-old boyfriend, both of Jersey City.

They have been charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Child and Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance.

Both were arrested at the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office in Jersey City and were remanded to the Hudson County Correctional Facility pending their first court appearances. Their names are being withheld to protect the identity of the child.