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Teens Drug Parents with Laced Milkshakes to Avoid Internet Curfew
What is wrong with the teens in Rocklin, California? Better yet, what are they doing on the Internet that is so important that they would do anything, even drug someone to be able to get on the computer?
We are all aware that teens do some crazy stuff. I blame the hormones and lack of life wisdom but one girl in Rocklin, California has just jumped ship and landed straight on a runaway train to crazy town. Two teens, one 15 and the other 16-years-old, were at the home of one of the girls. The girls made a very uncharacteristic move and offered to go get milkshakes for the parents. Awwwww, how sweet! Right? Wrong! Parents should know that teens usually don’t do anything without an ulterior motive. Come on, trusting two self-absorbed teens that offer to go buy Mommy and Daddy a milkshake?
That’s a rookie mistake. Never trust a teen with a milkshake. Isn’t that on page three in the What to Expect when You’re Raising a Teen book?
The girls offered to get the milkshakes because they had every intention of spiking it with a prescription sleep aid and giving it to the parents, causing the parents to knock out so they could use the computer to their hearts desire after the parents imposed 10 pm computer curfew.
It seems a bit Scooby Doo-ish and immature to me but it worked and they would have gotten away with it too if it weren’t for those pesky parents who woke up with a sleeping pill hangover, hit the nearest police station, took a drug test and foiled their daughter and her sidekick’s plan. It would almost be funny if it weren’t so dangerous and, oh yeah, maybe a felony. Too bad about that chalky residue taste the parents faintly remembered tasting before they dropped off into lala land. Thankfully the girls didn’t crush up too many sleeping pills and put into the milkshakes or this could have been a lot less Scooby Doo-ish and a lot more Menendez brother-ish.
I don’t know what was so important on that computer but I am foreseeing no electronics, iPhones, computers, mp3 players, friends or light of day in these two little criminals’ future. Hell, drugging your parents? I’m pretty sure that is a get out of paying for college free card. Do not pass go. Go straight to jail.
The girls are minors so they will be remanded to the juvenile courts. Unfortunately, the relationship and trust between parents and child will probably not so easily be repaired.
Do you think this is a case of teenagers using bad judgment or malicious intent?
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Deborah Cruz, @TruthfulMommy, is the creator of The TRUTH about Motherhood, an often humorous and brutally honest look at motherhood. She's a writer, a wife, and a work-at-home Mommy who's trying to do it all well. She live in the Midwest with her 2 little g...Read More