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Mom blames Texas City Skate Park, lack of police action for son’s drug use - The Galveston County Daily News : Local News

October 22, 2014

Mom blames Texas City Skate Park, lack of police action for son’s drug use

Posted: Wednesday, November 20, 2013 1:20 am

TEXAS CITY — When a syringe dropped out of a trash bag from her 11-year-old son’s bedroom, Rena Alvarado’s worst fears were realized. Her son, who had shown recent signs trouble, was likely doing drugs.

Those fears were confirmed when the boy confessed to his father that for the past few months he had been using methamphetamine, she said. A frustrated Alvarado claims Texas City police did little to arrest the person who sold the drugs to her boy and refused to take the syringe as evidence.

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