Teen parents 'forced toddler to smoke pot'

Last updated 07:50 16/12/2013

Relevant offers

Americas

Bill Cosby stripped of honorary degree Making a Murderer: Brendan Dassey should be released form prison say judges US Army general demoted as top-level sex scandals continue US President Donald Trump says 'solar wall' on Mexican border will pay for itself Yellowstone grizzly bears to lose protections after 42 years on the Endangered Species list Bill Cosby plans seminars on sex assault, spokesman says John Oliver, a coalmining boss, a giant squirrel and a defamation lawsuit Donald Trump commits golf etiquette atrocity by driving on a green Mourners celebrate life of Otto Warmbier, student detained in North Korea Donald Trump: I did not record conversations with former FBI Director Comey

Police say a pair of New York teenagers forced their 23-month-old child to smoke marijuana.

The Chautauqua  County sheriff's office told The Buffalo News the toddler's parents and grandfather allegedly helped or watched the toddler smoke marijuana from a lighted bowl on December 5 in an apartment in western New York.

Authorities say 17-year-old Jessica Kelsey, 18-year-old George Kelsey and Jessica's 54-year-old father, Don Baker, were arraigned on Friday (local time) on charges of second-degree reckless endangerment and endangering the welfare of a child. They are being held in lieu of US$10,000 (NZ$12,100) cash or US$20,000 bond.

The toddler and another sibling are in the care of Child Protective Services.

No information on attorneys for the three was available.

Ad Feedback

- AP

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content