Couple accused of allowing 9-year-old son to smoke pot, making him shoplift

FOYIL, Okla — QUICK FACTS:

  • A couple in Rogers County is accused of allowing their 9-year-old son to smoke pot and making him shoplift.
  • Kimberly Broyles and Michael Whitaker allegedly allowed their son to smoke marijuana in their presence.
  • The couple reportedly forced the boy to steal from Dollar General.
  • According to the affidavit, Whitaker kicked the boy in his back, neck and head as the boy was curled up in a fetal position screaming for him to stop.
  • Whitaker and Broyles both went to the Rogers County Jail on Wednesday on complaints of child abuse and neglect

A couple in Rogers County is accused of allowing their 9-year-old son to smoke pot and making him shoplift. According to an affidavit, Kimberly Broyles and Michael Whitaker allowed their son to smoke marijuana in their presence.

It all started with a child abuse complaint from a self-proclaimed addict that lived with the couple. According to this woman, the couple forced the boy to steal from Dollar General. The woman also told deputies that Whitaker kicked the boy in his back, neck and head as the boy was curled up in a fetal position screaming for him to stop.

Rogers County Sheriff, Scott Walton, said deputies raided the house and arrested the couple. Walton says Whitaker told the boy to run and he took off running from deputies. Walton said the boy was cussing and using deplorable language just like he had be taught to do. The boy was taken into DHS custody.

Whitaker and Broyles went to the Rogers County Jail on Wednesday for unlisted complaints.

FOX23 News will update this story as charges are filed.

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