Teacher Accused of Putting Sleeping Pills in Preschoolers' Water

Debbie Gratz, 59, allegedly put drugs into toddlers' sippy cups at Kiddie Academy in California.
2:04 | 03/13/13

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Police say 59 year old Hollister resident Debbie grads had worked often on at the Morgan Hill -- academy for five years. She'd worked in child care for twenty. At the academy she was responsible for ten children between the ages of one and two years old. Friday morning she was getting ready for their arrival when a colleague noticed something strange. She's preparing water for them. And one of the other employees -- for putting something into this these sipping cups not all fun but some of them. Police say she has admitted it was the adult sleeping pill summit next. -- was fired immediately Friday morning police weren't notified until yesterday afternoon. And she was arrested at her home last night. Police say it would have been better if they were called right away. We certainly would have appreciated it we could have gone out there in obtain some of the statements. The people that witnessed it that day we could have. Gather some evidence. -- Flores his two year old -- was in grabs his care until two weeks ago the academy did not tell her why -- was fired. She found out from her sister who saw -- in the news. -- stick to my stomach I want to -- up Calif suffers from seizures florist says she's taking him to the doctor to be checked out. In case they might have been related to being given some -- She says she thought -- loved -- -- Bowling Green fumbles. And -- Disturbing. I don't know what to think the woman who owns and runs the Morgan Hill kiddie academy rose chin issued a statement saying the safety and welfare of children is our top priority. We have an exceptionally qualified staff of teachers who have chosen early childhood education. Because of their love of working with children. Police say shall be facing charges of felony and misdemeanor child endangerment. She's expected to be arraigned tomorrow. They have no motive other then the obvious she just wanted to get the kids. Sicily. In Morgan Hill Heather is she Martin ABC 7 NEWS.

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