Suffolk moms Tara Riley, Amanda Kosby accused of having heroin with kids in car

Two Suffolk moms are accused of having heroin and hypodermic needles in the car with their kids. Police say they spotted Tara Riley, of Medford,

Tara Riley and Amanda Kosby were each charged with two counts of endangering the welfare of a child.

Tara Riley and Amanda Kosby were each charged with two counts of endangering the welfare of a child. (3/21/13)

EAST PATCHOGUE - Two Suffolk moms are accused of having heroin and hypodermic needles in the car with their kids.

Police say they spotted Tara Riley, of Medford, and Amanda Kosby, of North Bellport, sitting in a parked SUV on Montauk Highway in East Patchogue last night.

Officers say the women had open bags of heroin and hypodermic needles on their seats.

According to officials, Riley's 4-year-old daughter and Kosby's 5-year-old son were in the back seat of the car.

The children are now with family members.  

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