Easton PA Woman Passes out consuming Synthetic Marijuana- CPS involved

Andrea Truss admitted Tuesday she passed out under the influence of synthetic marijuana while she was supposed to be taking care of her then-11-year-old daughter.

But the 47-year-old Easton woman said she wants another chance to prove she’s able to continue to take care of the girl.

Northampton County Judge Leonard Zito told Truss to put her money where her mouth is, ordering her to report for a drug test at 9 a.m. Wednesday. If she fails, her bail will go from 10 percent of $10,000 to 10 percent of $25,000.

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Truss pleaded guilty Tuesday to endangering the welfare of a child. The typical sentence for such a charge includes some prison time. She will be sentenced Aug. 7.

“I want to be there for my daughter,” Truss said. “I love my daughter.”

Truss has missed multiple drug tests in recent weeks, failed to attend drug counseling and failed to report in to Northampton County Pre-Trial Services, which monitors individuals on bail. She said she missed the appointments because she was scared.

 

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