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State Treasurer’s Wife Wins Visitation With Son After Facing Drug, Child Endangerment Charges

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California Treasurer Bill Lockyer (credit: Bloomberg/Getty Images)

California Treasurer Bill Lockyer (credit: Bloomberg/Getty Images)

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SANTA ANA (CBSLA.com) — The estranged wife of State Treasurer Bill Lockyer has won supervised visitation with her 9-year-old son Monday after facing drug and child endangerment charges when police allegedly found methamphetamine in a room she was sharing with the child.

Nadia Lockyer, 41, pleaded not guilty to a felony count of possession of a controlled substance and misdemeanor counts of being under the influence of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, and child endangerment.

Lockyer was staying with a family in Orange when police found meth in a room she was sharing with her child on Aug. 28.

When Lockyer was contacted, she was reportedly under the influence of the drug, according to Deputy District Attorney Andrew Katz.

Lockyer was arrested, but released on her own recognizance after entering a drug rehabilitation center.

Katz said a protective order was changed so Lockyer can visit her son and talk to him on the phone.

However, the boy’s father, who the 9-year-old is currently staying with, must be present during the visits, according to defense attorney Allan Stokke.

“I am extremely happy to be receiving the help I need and focusing on getting healthy, and I hope to inspire many, many, many others to do the same,” said Lockyer.

Lockyer is due back in court Nov. 1.

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