Somerville woman arrested after drugs found in baby's system - WAFF-TV: News, Weather and Sports for Huntsville, AL

Somerville woman arrested after drugs found in baby's system

Alyssa Lynn Maples has been charged with a violation of the Drug Endangered Child Act Alyssa Lynn Maples has been charged with a violation of the Drug Endangered Child Act
SOMERVILLE, AL (WAFF) -

A Somerville woman has been charged with a violation of the Drug Endangered Child Act.

Alyssa Lyn Maples gave birth to a child that tested positive for tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) in the infant's system. THC is the active ingredient in marijuana.

The Special Victims Unit opened a criminal investigation and obtained a warrant for the mother's arrest. She turned herself into the sheriff's office and was released on a $2,500 bond.

Remember, when breaking news happens, we break it first online, by email, and by text. If you want to receive our breaking news alerts by text, pull out your phone right now and text NEWS to 44848. Message and data rates may apply. You can text STOP at any time to cancel your subscription, text HELP for more information, or call 877-571-0774 for support.

Copyright 2014 WAFF. All rights reserved. 

Powered by Frankly