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Eugene man sentenced after boy ate drugged candy

The child's mother is scheduled to be sentenced next week.

Posted: Jan 12, 2018 5:39 PM

EUGENE, Ore. – A Eugene man accused of child neglect after a boy in his care ate candy laced with drugs has been sentenced.

Gary Baughman was ordered to spend 50 days in jail on Friday.

Police said the child ended up in the hospital after eating Xanax-laced candy in November.

A change-of-plea and sentencing hearing is scheduled for the child’s mother, Nicole Fetters, on Tuesday.

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