• Police arrest Sand Springs woman accused of being high on meth while with special-needs children

    By: Mariah Ellis

    Updated:

    SAND SPRINGS, Okla. - Police said they arrested a Sand Springs woman who was high on meth while out in public with two special-needs children.

    Sand Springs police arrested 38-year-old Veronica Cornelius after receiving a call from a store employee that a woman with two special needs children seemed high and on meth

    Police reportedly found the woman with a bag of meth and several pills that weren’t prescribed to her.

    The woman alleged claimed that she went to a casino, left her children in the car and then drove to a nearby gas station to let her children use the restroom. She reportedly admitted to officers that she had smoked two bowls of meth that morning.

    Cornelius faces several charges, including two counts of child endangerment. The 38-year-old was already on probation for child neglect, according to police.

    She remains in jail with a $65,000 bond.


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