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Teen in DHR custody after mom's drug arrest

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Authorities said McCurley attempted to stab herself with a screwdriver. Authorities said McCurley attempted to stab herself with a screwdriver.
HARTSELLE, AL (WAFF) -

A 13-year-old boy is in DHR custody after a drug bust landed his mother in jail.

It happened on Ironman Road in Hartselle. Morgan County drug agents said they found marijuana, meth, and items used to make meth. They also discovered the home was in horrible living conditions.

Authorities arrested 50-year-old Melissa Lynne McCurley. They said she attempted to stab herself with a screwdriver when they approached her.

McCurley faces multiple drug charges.

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