We Are Keeping This Boy, Who Had To Witness His Parents Overdosing, In Our Prayers
Ohio police have just released some disturbing pictures of an adult couple overdosed on heroin in the front seat of their SUV with their 4-year-old boy strapped in the back.
(The graphic photos released by police can be viewed at the bottom of this post.)
East Liverpool police say that these pictures will bring a real shock value to anyone who views them.
“We feel it necessary to show the other side of this horrible drug. We feel we need to be a voice for the children caught up in this horrible mess. This child can’t speak for himself but we are hopeful this story can convince another user to think twice about injecting this poison while having a child in their custody.”
A Liverpool police officer pulled over an SUV with after it started swerving and then slammed on the brakes to avoid barreling into a school bus that was dropping off kids.
Nothing could have prepared the officer for what he was about to see.
James Acord, the driver, was apparently driving Rhonda Pasek, to the hospital.
Semi-awake, Acord tried to continue driving the vehicle but the officer reached inside the SUV, turned off the engine and removed the keys.
The officer then saw that a 4-year-old boy, Pasek’s son, was in the back seat. Ha had seen everything.
A drug used to reverse the effects of a heroin overdose immediately by emergency services. Acord and Pasek eventually regained consciousness and were rushed to the hospital, where they stabilized.
According to the City of East Liverpool, Ohio, Acord was charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated, endangering children, and slowing or stopping in a roadway.
Pasek was charged with endangering children, public intoxication, and not wearing a seat belt.
It is so sad to see things like this are actually taking place in this world. The poor boy had to see his parents overdose on something so disgusting, we pray that there are no long-term effects of those images. Perhaps it was God’s protection that made the vehicle come to a halt, stopping further endangerment to this child
We pray that these parents get the help that they need and turn their lives around and dedicate them to God. We pray that they realize that every decision that they make will affect their little boy and that they realize what a precious thing they have as a gift from God. Please, turn to God if you ever feel an urge to do give into your earthly desires. He will surely free and deliver you from your demons!
Proverbs 22:6 –
“Train up a child in the way he should go, Even when he is old he will not depart from it.”
Article: New York Post