Baby-Sitter Admits Using Drugs, Driving Children

March 23, 2011 Updated Mar 23, 2011 at 8:31 AM EDT

By Kyla Igoe

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March 23, 2011 Updated Mar 23, 2011 at 8:31 AM EDT

Buffalo, NY (WKBW)- A local baby-sitter admitted in Erie County Court Tuesday to driving under the influence of drugs with two young children in the car.

Police say 28-year-old Rachel Martinez crashed her car in Hamburg last July, while taking care of a 2-year-old and a 4-year-old. Martinez says she was under the influence of a drug used to help opiate addiction.

She plead guilty under Leandra's Law in front of Erie County Judge Michael D'Amico. Martinez will be sentenced on June 1st and faces up for 4 years behind bars.