Disturbing video triggers mom’s arrest

NC_marijuanamom0301_700x394Mobile County, Ala. (WPMI) — An Alabama toddler has been placed in foster care after a video showing the boy’s mother apparently high on synthetic marijuana went viral.

The Mobile County Sheriff’s Office arrested Lauren Brooke Englett, 18, after she was recorded while allegedly high as her son stood nearby crying.

“What’s disturbing is a mother using the drugs, ignoring the child, a child walking around on a balcony,” said Lori Myles with the Mobile County Sheriff’s Office. “We see the state of the other two people there, anything could happen to that child and they would not even be aware of it.”

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