Authorities in Delaware say a man hid 16 packets of heroin in his son's diaper. 

The Smoking Gun reports that Michael Penn, 25, was sought after by police in New Castle, Del. for allegedly stealing from a local Verizon store. Members of the New Castle Police Department spotted him with his three children on Tuesday, and an officer claims to have seen Penn slip something into his eight-month-old son's diaper.

Penn was detained, and a search of the boy's diaper produced the heroin. Penn was eventually charged with narcotics possession, child endangerment, and resisting arrest in addition to shoplifting. 

[via The Smoking Gun

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