Woman Attempts to Conceal Drugs in Child’s Coat
(Quincy, Ill)—A Hannibal woman is jailed Thursday for allegedly attempting to conceal illegal drugs in her child’s coat after being stopped for shoplifting at K-Mart in Quincy.
Police report 27-year-old Jennifer Shurtleff faces charges of endangering the health of a child after placing heroin, cocaine, and cannabis in the child’s coat pocket. Shurtleff also faces felony charges for possession and intent to deliver a controlled substance and retail theft. She is lodged in the Adams County Jail.