facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Teacher allegedly gave kids sleeping aid

March 14, 2013 at 7:37 AM   |   Comments

MORGAN HILL, Calif., March 14 (UPI) -- Police said they arrested a California preschool teacher after she allegedly put an unknown substance into the drinking cups of her students.

Officials from the Kiddie Academy in Morgan Hill, Calif., told police Deborah Gratz put Sominex, an over the counter sleeping aid, into the cups of some of the children.

KTVU-TV, Oakland, said a witness saw Gratz put an unknown substance into cups.

The children were 1- to 2 years of age.

Gratz, 59, has worked at the facility for five years and was arrested Monday after a search of her home in which police found relevant evidence, KTVU said.

Gratz was booked in the Santa Clara County jail on felony charges of child endangerment, KTVU said.

© 2013 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Marijuana decriminalized in Philadelphia Marijuana decriminalized in Philadelphia
2
No, Banksy hasn't been arrested, nor his identity revealed No, Banksy hasn't been arrested, nor his identity revealed
3
Pope Francis condemns 'hostile inflexibility' within the church Pope Francis condemns 'hostile inflexibility' within the church
4
Early completion of refit of Italian aircraft carrier Early completion of refit of Italian aircraft carrier
5
Eric Frein manhunt refocuses after possible sighting Eric Frein manhunt refocuses after possible sighting
Trending News
Around the Web
x
Feedback