Ft Pierce mom loses kids while high on crack

FORT PIERCE, FL (WFLX) - A Fort Pierce mother walks into a police station telling officers she lost her kids while high on crack.

Lisa Vantunen is charged with child neglect.

She admitted to police she had been smoking crack for days and had no idea where her 1- and 5-year-old children were.

Officers found the kids safe with their usual babysitter who told them Vantunen dropped them off four days earlier.

The kids are now living with their father and grandmother in the same home.