Mich. Woman Traded Girl, 10, to Man for Cocaine

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A 45-year-old old Michigan woman with a cocaine habit repeatedly permitted a 67-year-old man to have sex with a 10-year-old girl she was caring for in exchange for the drug, the Associated Press reported.  

Angela Blackwell of Saginaw Township, Mich. is charged with first-degree criminal sexual conduct pandering. Blackwell remained in jail Wednesday awaiting a preliminary hearing set for March 30.  

Police are also in pursuit of Johnnie Griffin, who is alleged to have exchanged cocaine for the girl, for first and second degree criminal conduct and firearm charges.  

The pair face up to 25 years in prison if convicted. Authorities say Griffin had sex with the girl between September and February, while she was under Blackwell’s care.