Brianna Ashanti Lofton is the 20-year-old who was arrested after posting a Facebook video of a baby smoking weed. The Cannabist reports that the North Carolina police were alerted by numerous concerned social media users after Lofton shared the video.
Bree Bhadd Facebook Page
The Facebook post above shows Brianna’s Facebook profile. Her name on Facebook was “Bree Bhadd.” Her profile reveals that she attended Garner Magnet High School in Garner, NC.
Police Charged Brianna With Felony Child Abuse
All That’s Interesting explains that Brianna’s one-year-old was smoking a cigarillo. She has been charged with 2 counts of felony child abuse. The video went viral and the Internet claims that the baby was smoking weed yet it could have been a cigarillo which is composed of tobacco leaves.
Who told that dumb woman it was a good idea to show her baby smoking weed on social media?
— Darin Baker (@DoughboyLA) March 22, 2018
The Baby Was Placed With Child Protective Services
Brianna was arrested and her baby was placed with Wake County Child Protective Services. CPS can take a child when it appears that the child is in danger of harm and Brianna clearly put her baby in harm’s way.
Brianna’s Daughter Is 16-Months-Old
Brianna’s adorable daughter is only 16-months-old. In the video above, the judge explains that Brianna’s is facing a maximum sentence of life without parole. No one sentenced to life without parole has ever been released on parole. Think twice before posting a Facebook video of your baby smoking weed.
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