Kids Almost Drown in Tub as Dad Smokes Pot

Listen, if you're going to be a parent who occasionally smoke a bit of pot that's your business. Just never decide to get high while you should be actually parenting. Especially, when your toddler-aged kids are, say, sitting in a bathtub with the water running. Yes, Miami-Dade police have arrested Aurelio Diaz because one of his kids almost drowned in the tub while he was getting high in the living room.


Diaz put his two kids -- a two-year-old son and an 11-month-old daughter -- in a running tub, planning to check in on them every five minutes. Which, honestly, still seems like too long of a time to leave kids unattended in water. You're not even supposed to leave your kids around buckets filled with water. They put those warning signs on them for a reason.

Well, he went into another room in the house and sparked up a joint. Thirty minutes went by, and according to NBC Miami when he finally remembered that his kids were in the tub the 23-year-old father found his young daughter floating face up in the tub.

He called up 911 and attempted to perform CPR. Thankfully, the daughter was OK, but Diaz admitted to cops he was busy smoking during the extra-long bath.

He's been taken to jail, and his two children are now in the custody of the Department of Children and Families.

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