Holyoke mother accused of trying to kill son too dangerous to be released

Hampden County

HOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP) – A Holyoke mother who’s son told police that she had a gun and was trying to kill him, is being held without the right to bail and is too dangerous to be released after a court hearing Monday morning.

Holyoke Police Lt. Jim Albert told 22News 31-year-old Norisabeth Santos son was found screaming for help near Main and Cabot Street on November 15. Albert said Santos was arrested on several gun and drug charges after officers conducted a search of her apartment and car. She is currently being held without the right to bail.

Albert said during a search of the apartment, officers found a shell casing that had been fired in one of the bedrooms. The boy was removed from the family by the Department of Children and Families pending their investigation.

VIDEO: Court Hearing

Holyoke PD: Mother arrested after son claimed she tried to kill him

(Holyoke PD)

Santos is charged with the following:

  • Reckless endangerment of a Child
  • Possession of a firearm without a license to carry – (two counts)
  • Possession of a large capacity firearm in the commission of a felony
  • Discharge of a firearm within 500 feet of a building
  • Possession of a firearm with a defaced serial number
  • Possession of ammunition without an FID card – (two counts)
  • Cocaine trafficking 100 grams or more
  • Heroin trafficking 100 grams or more
  • Possession to distribute Marijuana

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