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Family members accused of smoking marijuana in front of child

Posted March 12, 2019 8:29 a.m. EDT

Tyreek J. Carpenter, 20, and Donta Dewayne Blue, 23, were each charged with misdemeanor child abuse, according to warrants obtained by WRAL.

— Two men were arrested Sunday and accused of using illegal drugs in front of a child, according to arrest warrants.

Tyreek J. Carpenter, 20, and Donta Dewayne Blue, 23, were each charged with misdemeanor child abuse, according to warrants obtained by WRAL.

According to the warrants, the incident occurred on Wednesday in Raleigh. The warrants state that Carpenter, who is the child's cousin, and Blue, who is the child's parent, smoked marijuana in front of the child.

The age of the child was not provided.

Carpenter was given a $2,500 bond, and Blue was given a $1,000 bond.

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