Melissa Burton (left) and Susan Glascock (right) are accused of the use of marijuana as a stimulus for a young boy that the behavior of the court documents stated.
(Hancock County Sheriff’s Department)
An Indiana woman and her friend gave her son marijuana dozens of times in the last three months as a reward for the boy’s good behavior, court records stated.
Susan Glascock and Melissa Burton, both 36, were charged with child neglect after the boy told the police that he was rewarded with marijuana for his good behavior and had the drugs taken away when he was behaving badly, FOX59 reported.
The police began investigating the family on June 25 when officers responded to a disturbance at the home in Greenfield. Glascock was angry about the amount of money that the boy and his mother, Burton, was received by the sale of video games, court documents stated.
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The boy tried to intervene during a fight between the two women in the Glascock pushed him to the ground and pinned him down.
The boy escaped and hit Glascock for running away, according to the report.
The boy’s grandfather later spoke with the police and said that his grandson was “in a terrible situation and had to be removed.” He added the boy had drugs given to him.
The boy told the police that he had marijuana when he “did what” or “ground him marijuana when he problematic. The couple also taught him to roll a joint, court documents stated.
Burton’s son said that he had seen marijuana at least 50 times in the last three months. The women also admitted to giving the boy marijuana.
The women were arrested and later released on $1,000 bond each. Glascock also faced with a battery.
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