A West Bank woman has been booked with child desertion and improperly supervising her 3-year-old son after authorities said the boy ingested cocaine when she went on a weekend drug binge. Heather Bubrig, 28, of 2732 Ridgefield Road was booked Monday with child desertion, improper supervision of a minor and illegal use of a controlled dangerous substance in the presence of a minor. Bubrig remains at the Jefferson Parish Correctional Center in lieu of $9,500 bond.
Bubrig and her son went to the Siesta Motel at 5353 West Bank Expressway in Marrero on Friday, where she bought crack cocaine and spent several days smoking it, according to a Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office arrest report. The child somehow ingested some of the drug.
Deputies came to the room because Bubrig was wanted on a charge of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. They noticed her son "reeked of a foul odor" and was
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