Woman Charged With Paying Babysitter In Pills
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - A 27-year-old Missoula woman is charged with paying her babysitter with prescription antianxiety and sleeping pills.
The Missoulian reports Michayla Dione Brilz was charged Friday with criminal distribution of dangerous drugs. Justice of the Peace Karen Orzech set bail at $10,000.
Prosecutors say Brilz told her probation officer on Thursday that she gave the prescription medication to her neighbor, "in exchange for babysitting services on several occasions." Brilz told the probation officer she'd most recently given the neighbor 20 to 30 generic Xanax pills and about 20 Zolpidem, a sleep medication.
Brilz was on supervision for misdemeanor driving under the influence.
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