Daycare Worker Suspected of Putting Sleeping Pills in Children's Drinks, Police Say

September 27, 2013 Updated Mar 13, 2013 at 12:13 PM EDT

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Daycare Worker Suspected of Putting Sleeping Pills in Children's Drinks, Police Say

September 27, 2013 Updated Mar 13, 2013 at 12:13 PM EDT

A daycare worker suspected of drugging children in her care.

According to a report from the San Jose Mercury News, police said a 59-year-old California woman was arrested this week after being suspected of putting sleeping pills into the drinks of children in her care.

The woman, who was arrested on suspicion of child endangerment, was fired from her job at the daycare facility, according to the Mercury News report.

Read the San Jose Mercury News report HERE.