Women filmed helping children smoke pot sentenced to jail
Two women seen on social media video helping three children smoke marijuana in North Carolina have now been sentenced to jail time.
The Winston-Salem Journal reports that 18-year-old Candice Little was found guilty of misdemeanor child abuse and contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile on Monday. With time served and a partially suspended sentence, she'll serve one day in jail.
Last month, 21-year-old Michaela Pearson pleaded guilty to the same charges, and was sentenced to serve less than a year in jail.
The pair were originally charged with felonies, but prosecutors reduced the charges because there wasn't evidence their babysitting charges were seriously injured from smoking the marijuana.
Winston-Salem police say they got calls from as far as Louisiana regarding the video posted to Facebook.
Information from: Winston-Salem Journal, http://www.journalnow.com
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12/18/2018 7:51:01 AM (GMT -5:00)