Grandma sentenced after toddler drinks ‘meth tea’
IDYLLWILD, Calif. — A woman whose 2-year-old granddaughter drank methamphetamine-laced tea has pleaded guilty to child endangerment and possession of a controlled substance.
According to the Riverside Press-Enterprise, Cynthia Ann Watson, 51, was sentenced to 60 days in custody, including 43 in a Riverside County Sheriff’s Department work-release program, and four years probation.
Police say Watson was visiting her family on June 29, when she prepared the tea and added meth to get high.
Her granddaughter reportedly drank the tea when Watson left it unattended.
That night, the toddler could not sleep and was talking fast, scratching her skin and appeared agitated. She later tested positive for meth at a hospital.The girl is expected to make a full recovery.
Source: Riverside Press-Enterprise