Woman arrested after sharing GHB cocktail with teens

Woman arrested after sharing GHB cocktail with teens

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EAGLE MOUNTAIN -- Utah County Sheriff's investigators are trying to figure out why an Eagle Mountain woman shared GHB--a so-called "date rape" drug--with two teens, leaving one of them unconscious and vomiting.

Heather Dansie, 35, was arrested Thursday on charges of child endangerment and distribution of a controlled substance in a drug-free zone. The incident happened on Aug. 13.

The probable cause statement says Dansie shared a fruit juice bottle filled with what she described as "G" to a 14-year-old boy and a 15-year-old boy. The statement says even though Dansie grew concerned over the boy's lack of responsiveness, she refused to call 911, even at the promptings of other teens in the home.

A roommate finally called police four hours later, after dragging the 14-year-old into the yard where he was unconscious and vomiting.

"Large substance can result in death, yeah," Eagle Mountain police Lt. Mike Brower acknowledged in an interview with KSL Newsradio. "[It can result in] amnesia, difficulty breathing, vomiting, unconsciousness--as this juvenile was."

Brower says the 14-year-old spent several days in the hospital recovering.

Deputies say the 15-year-old "crossed town ‘delusional' to his home."

It remains unclear how Dansie acquired the GHB or what her motive was for sharing it.

E-mail: aadams@ksl.com

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