A Raleigh woman who faced sharp criticism online last month admitted to investigators that she put a marijuana blunt in her 1-year-old child’s mouth, according to police.
Brianna Ashanti Lofton, 20, “confessed to the act,” Raleigh Detective K.T. Hubard stated in a search warrant application made public Monday at the Wake County Clerk of Courts Office. The incident occurred in December or January, according to police.
Police obtained the search warrant to take 11 photographs of the room where they think the child was encouraged to smoke weed.
Hubard reported that officers who arrived at the apartment “saw the room where the incident occurred and furniture that matched the furniture in the video.”
Lofton, of the 4700 block of Caldera Lane, was charged March 21 with two felony counts of intentional child abuse-serious bodily injury, two misdemeanor counts of contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile and one misdemeanor charge of simple possession of marijuana, according to arrest warrants.
She was transported to the Wake County Detention Center and placed under a $100,000 bond. Her baby, now 16 months old,