(CBS/WFSB/AP) BRIDGEPORT, Conn. - Juliette Dunn, a Connecticut mother who was accused of giving her 10-month-old daughter cocaine and forcing her 4-year-old son to drink beer, pleaded guilty Wednesday.
Dunn pleaded guilty to risk of injury to a child under the Alford Doctrine, where the defendant doesn't agree to the facts but agrees the state has enough evidence to win a conviction, reports the Connecticut Post.
Police said Dunn was arrested June 28 after they said a neighbor flagged down officers and told them she was giving beer to her children at a Bridgeport playground, reports CBS affiliate WFSB.
Witnesses told police that Dunn gave a 40-ounce beer to her son and told him to chug it. Police said both of her children had alcohol in their systems, and her 10-month-old daughter tested positive for cocaine, according to the station.
Dunn's companion, 33-year-old Lisa Jefferson, pleaded guilty to the same charges.
The children were turned over to the Department of Children and Families after the 29-year-old Dunn's arrest. Custody hasn't been decided.
The two women are scheduled to be sentenced on Dec. 9.