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Florida Woman Accused of Selling Crack Out of Motel Room in Front of Her 1-Year-Old Baby

Florida Woman Accused of Selling Crack in Front of Her Baby
Source: Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office; UNSPLASH

Florida woman accused of selling crack cocaine in front of her 1-year-old baby

Aug. 27 2023, Published 9:38 a.m. ET

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A Florida woman has been arrested after she allegedly sold crack cocaine in front of her 1-year-old child inside a motel room, according to police.

On Aug. 18, Riviera Beach police made contact with the 33-year-old suspected drug dealer, Tiffany Raines, as she was entering her room at the Super 8 Motel, WFTS reported.

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During the undercover sting, police said they found 2.7 grams of crack cocaine packaged for sale inside the hotel room, along with other drug paraphernalia.

According to investigators, Raines is accused of making drug deals right in front of her infant.

The Florida Department of Children and Families is now investigating Raines and the child was placed with a family member, according to WFTS.

Raines was already out on bail for drugs and weapons charges when the undercover sting happened on Aug. 18, officials said.

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In addition to the crack cocaine, detectives said they seized about a gram of the drug MDPV, also known as bath salts, as well as pipes and scales.

Raines was arrested and booked into the Palm Beach County Jail, where she remains without bond, officials said.

She faces charges of possession of cocaine with intent to sell, possession of MDPV, possession of drug paraphernalia and neglect of a child.


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