Teen arrested after posting video of 3-year-old nephew smoking pot

Teen arrested after posting video of 3-year-old nephew smoking pot
Image: Police photo via The Smoking Gun

An Arkansas teenager allowed his diaper-clad nephew to smoke marijuana, according to cops who arrested the suspect after viewing a Facebook video of the troubling incident.

Lamel Lamont Yancy, 17, is locked up for allegedly endangering the welfare of a minor, according to jail records. Yancy, who has been charged as an adult, is being held in lieu of $2500 bond on the felony charge.

As detailed in a North Little Rock Police Department report, a cop came across the video on Yancy’s Facebook page while reviewing social media accounts “for suspected burglary suspects.” The officer is assigned to the Rose City suburb (where Yancy attends an alternative high school).

[Investigators this week released excerpts from the original 11-minute recording, which has been deleted from Yancy’s Facebook account. That video can be seen below.]

The video shows Yancy–who is known as “Man Man”–initially providing the boy with an unlit joint, which the child put in his mouth. “Wanna hit the blunt?” he asked the boy.

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