Human-trafficking: Mom accused of trading newborn son for used truck – – What do you think SodaHead?
30-year-old woman recently arrested at a Palatka Winn-Dixie is accused
of trading her newborn son for a 1999 Dodge Dakota pickup in Kentucky.
Heather Ann Kaminsky then sold the truck for $800 and some
methamphetamines, the Putnam County Sheriff's Office announced Monday.
Putnam County Sheriff's Office Detective John Merchant and members of
the U.S. Marshals Service arrested Kaminsky at the Winn-Dixie on State
Road 19 in Palatka on July 18.
She was released from the Putnam County Jail on Thursday to face felony human-trafficking charges in Kentucky's Laurel County.
Kaminsky is accused of trading her son for the truck shortly after his birth in January.
Kaminsky, who previously lived Putnam County, had two other children
taken from her by the Florida Department of Children and Families, the
Sheriff's Office said.
The couple accused of trading their truck
for the baby, Jeremy and Jamiee Brown of Kentucky, also face
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