LaPlace man arrested for cruelty to juveniles and drug charges

Published 11:15 am Wednesday, January 11, 2023

Terrance Robinson, 31, of LaPlace was arrested Friday, January 6, 2023, following a suspected drug overdose of an infant in his care.
On Thursday, January 5, 2023, about 12:45 a.m., deputies were called to a LaPlace hospital in reference to the possible overdose of a 1-year-old baby. Upon arrival at the hospital, deputies learned the baby’s mother was returning from work to her home in Hammond where she found the baby unresponsive with Robinson, identified as her boyfriend, in the family vehicle. Robinson drove the infant and the mother to the hospital. Shortly after, officers detained Robinson at the hospital. The infant is in stable but critical condition.
Through investigation, detectives observed suspected narcotics and a firearm in plain sight within the vehicle. Detectives later obtained a search warrant for the vehicle where a large amount of narcotics was located as well as the firearm.
Based on investigation, detectives obtained a judicial warrant for Robinson’s arrest. He was charged with possession of marijuana 1st offense (misd); possession with intent to distribute schedule II (CDS); possession with intent to distribute schedule II (CDS); prohibitied acts, drug paraphernalia (misd), possession of schedule IV (CDS); possession of oxycodone; illegal carrying of weapon with CDS – 14:95E; cruelty to juveniles – non-violent (felony) two counts.
Robinson was transferred January 6, 2023 to another law enforcement agency.