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A Vancouver, Washington woman is behind bars today after police say she tried to sell her 3-day old son to a stranger at a fast food restaurant.
Heidi Lynn Gasaway, 35, who also goes by her maiden name, Heidi Lynn Knowles, approached a woman at a Taco Bell trying to sell her the baby for between $500 and $5000. The woman called 911 instead.
Police later tracked down an inebriated Gasaway at a motel where she had been staying. She was arrested and the baby was placed in protective custody according to WTSP.
Gasaway is currently in Clark County jail with bail set at $50,000. She is scheduled to appear back in court next month. Authorities say she is also facing outstanding charges for theft and drug possession out of Benton County, Oregon.
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