Barrie Teen Charged With Child Abandonment

South Simcoe Police Say She Left Infant At Home To Go Drinking

A woman facing a few charges after a visit to the drunk tank. Officers were called to an Alcona coffee shop around 5:30 Saturday morning, to deal with a woman said to be intoxicated. She was taken to the station to sober up but while she was there, she told police she needed to get home to Barrie and tend to her one-year-old child. Barrie Police went to the home and say they found the infant had been left alone. A 19-year-old woman was charged. The child was in good health.