NC Mom Arrested After Video Showed Baby Smoking Cigar
This is truly disturbing and will outrage almost everyone, including cigar smokers. According to reports from WUSA 9, the mother of a baby was arrested by members of the Raleigh NC Police Department after posting a video appearing to show a baby inhaling and puffing smoke.
The 10-second video shows the hand of an adult holding what appears to be a small cigar or cigarillo to the child's lips. The child can be seen to inhale and puff smoke. The mother, Brianna Ashanti Lofton, was charged with two counts of Felony Child abuse, Contributing to Delinquency, and Possession of Marijuana, and was transported to the Wake County Detention Center. The baby has been placed with the Wake County Child Protective Services.