Dad arrested when 1-year-old overdoses, revived with Narcan

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (WDTN) – A Springfield father is arrested when his baby tested positive for having cocaine in his system.

According to the report on April 16, 38-year-old Samuel Mosley told police that the child had been playing out on the front porch and he had fallen and gotten a bloody lip.

Mosley went on to say that he put the baby down for a nap but then could not wake him up so he drove him to Springfield Regional Medical Center  the baby was then taken to Dayton Children’s by Care Flight,

After the doctors scanned the baby which showed no injury but additional testing showed that the baby tested positive for cocaine. The baby was given Narcan which he responded immediately.

The staff and doctor felt due to the baby responding to the Narcan that the child may have a synthetic opiate also in his system.

At the time of the report, the baby was placed in the Intensive Care Unit.

When police questioned Mosley according to the report had trouble remembering and the nursing staff told police he seemed to slur his speech and had trouble keeping his eyes open.

Mosley is in custody at the Clark County Jail. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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