McKees Rocks, PA – Police in Allegheny County are searching for a grandma responsible for recklessly allowing her granddaughter, a 10-month-old, to have a near-fatal heroin overdose. When police arrived, Narcan was administered to revive the child who remains in critical condition. Grandma is now a fugitive from justice.
According to police, on Sunday at approximately 8:44 p.m., McKees Rocks Police and paramedics responded to the 400 block of Fair Oaks Street for a 10-month-old infant that was unresponsive. Paramedics administered Naloxone to the infant and transported the child to an area hospital in critical condition.
The infant is currently in stable condition.
“Detectives from the Allegheny County Police Homicide Unit responded to the scene and initiated an investigation,” police said in a statement today. “Through the investigation, it was determined 47-year-old Robbie Elizabeth Boyer (identified as the child’s grandmother) was the one responsible for the infant’s overdose. An arrest warrant was obtained for Boyer charging her with aggravated assault, endangering the welfare of a child, possession of controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.”
Boyer is described as a white female, approximately 5’03” in height, thin build. Boyer has ties to the McKees Rocks area. Anyone sighting Boyer should call 9-1-1 immediately.