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Delaware Woman Accused Of Selling Baby Behind Bars

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware woman charged with trying to sell her baby to a Philadelphia man for $15,000 is behind bars after violating the terms of her pretrial release.

Court records indicate that 33-year-old Bridget Wismer of Newark was taken into custody last week and is being held under $25,000 cash-only bond at Baylor women’s prison in New Castle.

Wismer had been released on $750 bail earlier this month after being charged along with John Gavaghan with dealing in children and conspiracy.

Prosecutors dropped a subsequent request for higher bail after Wismer agreed to undergo mental health and substance abuse evaluations, and to wear an electronic monitoring braclet.

Authorities said Wismer failed to abide by those conditions and was wearing a disguise when she was found at Delaware Park racetrack and casino.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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