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Toddler Pot Pipe Video Lands San Bernardino Couple In Jail

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A Southern California couple has been arrested after police were tipped off about video allegedly showing their 23-month-old toddler son smoking marijuana, says the Huffington Post. The Victorville Daily Press reports the video depicts the child bringing a pipe with marijuana residue "up to his mouth and he sucks on it, pulls it away, sucks on it, pulls it way. And it’s done about three times," say San Bernardino County Sheriff officials

The Victorville Daily Press reports Deputy Lisa Guerra of the Hesperia station went to the home of 20-year-old Melanie Soliz and 24-year-old Blake Hightower, and arrested seven months pregnant Soliz for cruelty to a child. Hightower reportedly surrendered Saturday night and was also booked. Guerra found the pipe used by the child in the video as well as several other glass pipes.

"Both parents made statements they had medical marijuana cards, but neither could explain why they would give their child the pot then have the incident videotaped," reports The Victorville Daily Press. Both are being held on $100,000 bail.