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3 women smoke marijuana in car while 2 babies sit in the back seat

By Mason White 10:07 AM October 26, 2015
Erica Martinez 

By: Chan Yuan
(Scroll down for video) A woman was arrested on a charge of child endangerment after allegedly smoking marijuana with her friends in a car while several babies were sitting in the back seat, police in Oklahoma said.

Oklahoma City police said that they have arrested Erica Martinez, after being accused of sitting in her Chrysler 300 and smoking marijuana in the presence of a boy and a girl, both 1 year old.

Martinez is facing a charge of child endangerment, and she was booked into the Oklahoma City jail. Her bail was set $11,000.

According to the police investigation, a concerned neighbor called the police on Monday around 6:00 p.m., after seeing Martinez smoking marijuana with two other women in the driveway of her home located in the 2500 block of SW 52nd Street.

When police officers arrived at the scene, they found the women inside the car. There was a strong smell of marijuana coming from the vehicle.

Officers saw two babies sitting in the back seat of the car.

The 1-year-old boy belongs to Martinez. Police do not know the identity of the 1-year-old girl’s mother.