Parents Arrested For Giving Bong Hit To One-Year-Old


Julio Garcia, 20, was charged with child endangerment and marijuana possession.

​Two Texas parents are out on bond Wednesday morning after being arrested for giving marijuana to their one-year-old son.

A witness said Julio Garcia, 20, of Grapevine, Texas, was in his apartment smoking pot from a bong, then putting the bong up to the mouth of his 13-month-old son, who was sitting in his lap, according to police.
The mother, 19-year-old Brenda Duran, was also in the room but did not try to intervene, police said, reports Dawn Tongish of The 33 News.
Police took the baby to a local hospital and released him to the custody of his grandparents, according to The child will reportedly “undergo testing.” He is, of course, expected to be fine.

Both parents face child endangerment charges. Garcia also is being charged for the ounce of marijuana found in his apartment.

The maximum punishment for endangering a child, a felony, is two years in prison.