Deputies: Father high on drugs arrested while walking with infant along highway

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PORT RICHEY, Fla. – A father was taken into custody after concerned citizens saw him acting strangely while walking along a busy highway.

“It’s weird because he’s walking down in the divided highway, and not on the sidewalk, just down the center of the road, with an infant, and he’s looking everywhere behind him like somebody’s following him or something,” a concerned citizen told WFLA.

Officers found 29-year-old Roger Mumma III walking along the road with a 6-month-old baby in his arms.

When confronted, Mumma told police that people were after him and were “going to get him over drugs.”

After a brief struggle, authorities were able to put Mumma in the back of a patrol car.

While speaking with sheriff’s deputies, he allegedly admitted to taking the drug “Molly” a couple of hours prior to walking along the road.

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