Illegal Aliens “Hotboxed” Car With Marijuana Smoke With Baby Inside Vehicle

SALINAS, CA (KSBW News 8) – Two parents were arrested in Salinas, California after they “hotboxed” their car with marijuana smoke while their 1-year-old daughter was inside the car, police said Wednesday.

“Hotboxing” is a slang term for filling a vehicle with thick marijuana smoke to maximize the drug’s first-hand and second-hand effects.

The parents were identified by police as 23-year-old Faustino Matias and 22-year-old Claudia Campos.

Their Honda was reported to police as suspicious Tuesday evening while it was parked at Natividad Creek Park.

Matias rolled the window down when a police officer approached the car, and “a heavy cloud of marijuana smoke bellowed from inside the car,” police said.

The officer observed an infant in the backseat. Paramedics had a hard time waking up the baby, and the infant was taken to a hospital, police said.

Monterey County Child Protective Services agents took custody of the baby. The parents were booked into jail on suspicion of child endangerment and child cruelty.

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  1. Ronald Bola of 12764 Newport Ave #D Tustin ca 92780 married and paid a US citizen name Albina Danganan to obtain a green card while living with his wife Lilia. He is now a naturalized citizen. He also used fake documents to get here and overstayed is tourist visa. His son Ronald Aaron lied on his college application at Buffalo Medical School to get in .

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