Eugene man sentenced after boy ate drugged candy

The child's mother is scheduled to be sentenced next week.

Posted: Jan. 12, 2018 5:39 PM
Updated: Jan. 12, 2018 5:39 PM

EUGENE, Ore. – A Eugene man accused of child neglect after a boy in his care ate candy laced with drugs has been sentenced.

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Gary Baughman was ordered to spend 50 days in jail on Friday.

Police said the child ended up in the hospital after eating Xanax-laced candy in November.

A change-of-plea and sentencing hearing is scheduled for the child’s mother, Nicole Fetters, on Tuesday.

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