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Odessa Woman Behind Bars After Getting High in Front of Her Child

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NewsWest 9

MIDLAND - Getting high in front of her child landed an Odessa mother behind bars.

According to the arrest report, Midland Police spotted 20-year-old Brittany Ortega in a car in the parking lot of Club Arriba.

There was also a two-year-old boy in the car.

Officers say they could smell some type of chemical smell coming from the car.

When they confronted Ortega, her eyes were heavy and she was talking slow.

Investigation shows Ortega had been huffing toluene, a clear, liquid chemical in the car with her toddler in the backseat.

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