RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — A search warrant has revealed a Raleigh mom confessed to having her baby smoke “a marijuana blunt” in a video posted on Facebook last month.
Brianna Ashanti Lofton, 20, of the 4700 block of Caldera Lane was arrested after Raleigh police said a video of a child smoking was posted on Facebook.
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People started posting the video to the Raleigh Police Department’s Facebook page just after 9:30 a.m. March 21, authorities said.
Lofton was charged with two counts of felony child abuse causing serious bodily injury, two counts of contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile and simple possession of marijuana, warrants show.
She appeared in court on March 22 where the judge kept her bond at $100,000.
The incident happened sometime between Dec. 1, 2017, and Jan. 31, 2018, according to the warrants. The baby was a year old at the time.
“Ms. Lofton has been interviewed and confessed to the act,” the warrant said.
The baby was placed in the custody of Wake County Child Protective Services, police said.