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8:22 pm
Mon March 3, 2014

Daycare Worker Charged With Drugging Children Fined, Jail Sentence Suspended

A Westerville day care worker accused of sprinkling drugs on snacks to get children to sleep has been fined $250 and had her 180-day jail sentence suspended after a plea deal

38-year-old Tammy Eppley entered an Alford plea Monday tn a misdemeanor count of child endangering. Eppley  feared she could face a longer sentence if she was convicted at trial. Police obtained text messages in which Eppley acknowledged giving children Benadryl and melatonin.

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