By Bill Estep ó


Photos of children with marijuana cigarettes in their mouths have led to charges against two Leslie County residents, and more charges are likely, the investigating officer said Monday.

One of the children photographed with a joint was a 1-year-old boy, and the other was a boy 3 to 5 years old, Leslie County sheriff’s Deputy Adrian Cornett said.

“It was ridiculous,” Cornett said.

The photos came to light after relatives of the children took the images to a business in Hyden to be developed. On Friday afternoon, the children’s grandmother and other relatives went to the business and asked to cancel the order, but the photos had already been developed, Cornett said.

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