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Walnut Couple Accused Of Ditching Kids To Do Heroin

Posted by wlpo on January 20, 2012

A couple from Bureau County is out of custody after being accused of leaving their kids in a car while they shot up heroin in a gas station bathroom.

Georgina and Andrew Burr of Walnut were arrested Christmas Eve in Darien for possession of heroin and endangering the life of a child.  The couple’s accused of leaving their 10-year old son and 4-year old daughter in a running car while they did drugs in the bathroom.  Police were called after someone at the gas station said the couple was gone for 15 minutes.

Investigators say when they knocked on the bathroom door, both appeared high and parts of a syringe and blood were on the floor.  Georgina Burr also allegedly had several packets of white powdery substance.

The husband is due in court Monday while the wife’s next court date is February 6th.

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