Odessa mom arrested, accused of smoking marijuana near children

Odessa mom arrested, accused of smoking marijuana near children

ODESSA, TX (KWES) - A mother in Odessa was arrested after CPS and police determined she had allegedly exposed her two young children to marijuana smoke.

Officers were called out to the 500 block of Santa Rosa Ave. Friday afternoon by Child Protective Services for assistance.

CPS had gone to the house to check on a 3-year-old girl and a 2-week-old boy.

The officers could immediately smell marijuana coming from the house.  Their mother Shyann Mancha, 22, admitted to smoking marijuana 5-10 minutes before CPS had arrived.

Mancha was arrested and charged with two counts of endangering a child.

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