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Man arrested after baby tests positive for meth

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Posted at 1:49 PM, Oct 26, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-26 17:59:40-04

BARTLESVILLE--A man is arrested after his baby has tested positive for methamphetamine and amphetaine.

Holden Tayrien has been booked on crimes of enabling child abuse after a DHS worker interviewed the father just one day after the baby was born. A police officer says that during his interview that Holden said he willingly admitted to using meth and stated he would pressure the mother, Rebecca Pinkston, into using it with him. 

Police say that the crime happened in the area of Jane Phillips Hospital. 

According to the probable cause affidavit, during the interview with DHS, Tayrien stated that he had provided Rebecca with meth and used the narcotic along with her even after he had knowledge of Rebecca being pregnant.

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