A Seattle man arrested Monday, accused of allowing his 6 year old daughter to eat meth. A sheriffs traffic unit responded to the Ashland Burger King for a welfare check. The suspect had already fled the scene, heading north on I-5 in a PT Cruiser. Deputies performed a traffic stop, and a field sobriety check on the driver, 28 year old Elijah Benbow, of Seattle Washington. Deputies talked to Benbow's 6 year old daughter, who told deputies she ate something from a small container that looked like a rock, and "sort of gray" in color. Benbow was arrested, and during a vehicle search more than 5 grams of meth was found. The daughter was treated and released to state foster care. Benbow is in Jackson county jail on various drub and child endangerment charges, bail set at $38,000.
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