Utah parents arrested after toddlers test positive for cocaine, marijuana
KSTU / Salt Lake County
Katie Blackham, Jacob Sickler

By David Wells, KSTU

DRAPER, Utah -- (KSTU) -- The parents of two Draper children, ages 4 and 3, are facing child abuse and endangerment charges after their kids tested positive for the metabolites of cocaine and THC.

Katie Jennifer Blackham, 40, and Jacob Francis Sickler, 28, each face two felony counts of endangerment of a child and two misdemeanor counts of child abuse.

Indictments allege Sickler and Blackham openly used drugs in front of the two children, the children were losing weight, the children were often dirty and unkempt and the children were fed marijuana to keep them quiet.

ā€œIn addition, [the 3-year-old] had suffered a broken leg and her parents failed to seek medical attention for 48 hours until family members insisted that she be seen by a doctor,ā€ the indictments state.

FULL STORY: Draper parents arrested after young kids test positive for cocaine, marijuana - KSTU

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