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Couple arrested after their 3-month-old baby dies and another tests positive for hard drugs

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Couple arrested after their 3-month-old baby dies and another tests positive for hard drugs

A man and his wife from Florida are facing felony charges for “child neglect with great bodily harm” after their 3 month old baby died due to alleged neglect while another child of theirs tested positive for hard drugs.

Parents, Cheyanne Bury Schilling aged 24 and her partner Jonathan Lopez, 25, are now in the Columbia County Jail, with a bond of $25,000 as the penalty. 

The investigation into the alleged crimes began on January 8, this year after the death of a child at the Lake City hospital according to the police warrant report released on Sunday, September 6.

The report reveals that a three-month-old toddler was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead. It further stated that the mother, Bury Schilling, had to be transported to a hospital to emergency medical personnel after expressing suicidal thoughts . 


According to The Sun, the signs and symptoms of drug abuse were reportedly so evident in the mother that she had to be sedated. 


Bury Schilling was placed under “involuntary institutionalization for mental health examination” under Florida’s Baker Act.

The doctors reportedly claimed that she showed signs of illegal drug use, including “track marks and burns on her finger”

Further Reports suggested that when the detectives entered the house, they found another toddler whose face was bloodied. The warrants revealed that the child tested positive for hard drugs following a few tests. The cops said that the Department of Children and Families took hair follicle samples for the tests. 

Investigators say the family lived in a trailer that was “very dirty and unfit for children”. 

Addressing the duration it took to issue a warrant against the couple, investigators said the process was delayed as they were waiting for the autopsy reports of the three-month-old toddler who was found dead and the other child who was put into foster care. 

This isn’t the first time a child has tested positive for narcotics or died from the presence of drugs due to its usage by the mother. A similar incident had occurred in Philadelphia a few months ago when a woman ended up killing her 11-week-old baby by allegedly transmitting drugs to the child through her breast milk.

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FG announces zamfara a restricted air space

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FG announces Zamfara a restricted air space, orders huge military deployment.

The Nigerian government has forced a restricted air space in Zamfara as a feature of endeavors to handle the security challenges in the state.

As indicated by The Cable, the National Security Adviser (NSA), Babagana Monguno uncovered on Tuesday, March 2, that President Muhammadu Buhari has restricted mining exercises in Zamfara to stop the rising instability.

He said the president had requested the service of protection to convey a huge military and insight resources for reestablish routineness in the state. The Nation detailed that they requested the military to recover all regions heavily influenced by desperados, radicals.

Monguno said:

“We can no longer avoid to lose lives while operating within the legalities. We are not going to blackmailed . The government has the responsibility to assert its will.

“Citizens can reside wherever they want to reside . Anybody who is a criminal should be brought to book.”

The security adviser stated that the president also warned against ethnic profiling.Zamfara state has recorded a few assaults by bandits.The new incident included the grabbing of many young ladies from the Government Girls Secondary School in Jangebe, Talatu-Mafara nearby government zone of the state.

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Igboho promises a protest if his accounts are not released

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Self-acclaimed political dissident, Mr. Sunday Adeyemo, otherwise called Sunday Igboho, on Tuesday, blamed the Federal Government for freezing his financial assets, following his assault on the fulani herdsmen in Oyo State.

Igboho, who addressed Vanguard, affirmed that all his financial asset have been frozen by the Federal Government since certain individuals were gathering donations.

Nonetheless, Igboho said he had no hands in the said donations, cautioning that his records should be released to dodge protest by young people across the South-West area.

His words: “They have frozen my bank accounts because I am fighting a just course.

I know Yoruba people are behind me.“I will not relent. I must achieve my aims by putting an end to criminalities in Yorubaland.

“If they refuse to release my accounts, there will be serious protests across the South-West.

“Yes, the Yoruba are living in fear. They are afraid that the killer-herdsmen might attack them.

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IGP adamu retires

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Adamu enrolled in the Police Force on February 2, 1986.

The IGP who will turn 60 on September 17, was appointed IGP in January 2019. He has gone through two years in office.

Three Deputy Inspectors-General of Police (DIGs) and 10 Assistant Inspectors-General of Police (AIGs) are additionally due for retirement with him today.

It is accepted that there is a mission to broaden Adamu’s residency.

However, some have contended against such expansion, since it would negate the arrangements of the Police Act 2020 that fixes the retirement of cops at 60 years old or 35 years of administration.

Section 18(8) of the new Act states: “Every police officer shall, on recruitment or appointment, serve in the Nigeria Police Force for 35 years or until the age of 60 years, whichever is earlier.”

The Act provides for a tenure of four years for the Inspector General of Police.

Section 7, subsection 2 of the Act provides that: “The person to be appointed as Inspector General of Police shall be a senior police officer not below the rank of Assistant Inspector General of Police with the requisite academic qualification of not less than a first degree or its equivalent, in addition to professional or management experience.”

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