New York teen parents arrest for forcing toddler to smoke pot

By: KAKE News Email
By: KAKE News Email
Authorities say 17-year-old Jessica Kelsey, 18-year-old George Kelsey and Jessica

courtesy Chautauqua County New York Sheriff's Office/WKBW

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Mayville, N.Y. -- Two teenage parents and a 54-year-old man are behind bars in Western New York state after authorities say the forced a toddler to smoke marijuana.

WKBW in Buffalo reports that 17-year-old Jessica Kelsey, 18-year-old George Kelsey and Jessica's 54-year-old father Don Baker helped or encouraged the couple's 23-month-old son smoke marijuana. The three are being held on charges of second-degree reckless endangerment and endangering the welfare of a child.

The incident happened on December 5 in Mayville, in far southwestern New York. All three are being held on $20,000.

The toddler and another sibling are in protective custody.

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