Deputies: Father arrested after toddler ingests meth

Deputies in Spalding County said they arrested the father of a toddler who was hospitalized for ingested possible methamphetamines.

Keith Edward Teubner, Sr. was arrested on charges of cruelty to children in the second degree, possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana less than an ounce and possession of drug-related objects.

Spalding County deputies said they were called to WellStar Spalding Regional Hospital Thursday after the 2-year-old boy was admitted for possibly ingesting drugs.

Investigators said they determined the meth was kept in Teubner’s bedroom and that he was aware the toddler had ingested it but did not seek medical care.

While serving a warrant on his home located in the 900 block of Greer Road, deputies said they found methamphetamine, marijuana and drug-related objects

The Division of Family and Children Services has taken the toddler into their care.