2 unconscious women arrested on the steps of New London church

NEW LONDON— On Saturday, Jennifer Jarvis, 33, and Ashley Papski, 30, were found unconscious on the steps of the Apostolic Cathedral of Hope Church with a conscious infant in a stroller nearby, according to police.

New London police said they woke up the women who were experiencing symptoms of being under the influence of something.

After an investigation, police said they found and seized K2, a synthetic marijuana substance, and other drug paraphernalia.

The women, both from New London, were then arrested on charges of risk of injury to a minor and possession of a hallucinogen.

The infant was put under the custody of the DCF.