Texas Teen Mom Guilty Of Getting 1-Year-Old Drunk
CBS News – A 17-year-old mother has been found guilty of felony child endangerment after her 1-year-old daughter suffered acute alcohol poisoning, reports CBS affiliate KHOU.
According to the station, the child’s paternal grandmother said the mother and a friend dropped the baby off at her apartment in February 2014. The grandmother said the child was not able to stand and started to vomit. The grandmother called 911.
The baby was taken to the hospital where she was found to have a blood alcohol content of 0.26 – more than three times the legal limit for adults in Texas.
According to the police report obtained by KHOU, Batiste admitted to giving the child some of her vodka mixed drink. The friend reportedly told police the toddler had about six shots of vodka.
The mother was sentenced to three years deferred adjudication and her friend was sentenced to two years probation.