Archive for the ‘Felipe Garcia’ Category

Man Videotapes 3-Year-Old Boy Smoking a Joint

December 24, 2007

This just made me angry – and this story comes to us from another local city, River Rouge, Michigan (practically as bad as Detroit – just a little better).  Felipe Francisco Garcia, an 18-year-old man from River Rouge has been charged with second-degree child abuse for helping the 3-year-old boy he was babysitting smoke a “marijuana[-type] cigarette” and videotape the incident.

Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy (who I just realized that she’s the daughter of my father’s friend) gave a statement on Thursday, saying, “Just when you think you’ve seen all kinds of child abuse, this comes along.  The evidence shows  that the  defendant thought it was cute to have a 3-year-old baby smoking a marijuana cigar or blunt.”

The tape was found during a separate investigation involving Garcia about 3 weeks ago.  Police plan on testing the boy for marijuana, which could linger in his system for up to a month, since the substance was never retrieved and thus the cigarette was not officially found to have had marijuana in it.

Garcia is apparently a friend of the child’s mother, and the child continues to live with his mother.

Garcia faces up to (only) 4 years in prison and was (and still may be?) held on $10,000 bond.  He was arraigned on Thursday in the 26-1st District Court in River Rouge.

Let’s put this guy away for all 4 years + whatever else he was being investigated for!

Done Ranting,

Ranting Republican
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