Russellville woman arrested after newborn tests positive for illegal drugs

Russellville woman arrested after newborn tests positive for illegal drugs

RUSSELLVILLE, AL (WAFF) - A Russellville woman was arrested Thursday after her newborn tested positive for illegal drugs.

Investigators say Brittany King's child tested positive for illegal drugs after it was born.

Investigators were able to gather medical records and other information. They then obtained a warrant for chemical endangerment of a child.

King, 23, was arrested and her bond was set at $5,000. King is currently on a 60-month suspended sentence for unrelated charges.

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