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Girl, 9, reveals parents' pot operation to Minnesota police


A Minnesota couple is waiting to hear if they’ll face charges after their 9-year-old daughter turned them in for allegedly smoking, growing and selling marijuana.

“She was clearly upset because she didn’t want to turn her parents in. But at the same time, she knew her parents did wrong,” Officer Ryan Beattie told ABC News.

The little girl walked into a Minnesota police station by herself and told Beattie that her parents had been growing and selling the drugs and was worried that she would get sick.

Beattie said the girl was very articulate and seemed like she was well taken care of. However, the girl said the couple would sometimes blow smoke into the dog’s mouth and she was worried about it.

Police searched the home a couple weeks later and found several marijuana plants and a substance that tested positive for meth.

There haven’t been any charges filed yet, but tests are still being run on the evidence.

The little girl was place back at her by social services.

“We have spoken with the parents,” Beattie said. “There is no sign of retaliation from her parents. Both of them understood they were wrong and showed remorse.”

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