Oklahoma Woman Accused of Child Neglect
(Bartlesville, Oklahoma) A 39-year-old local woman, Anita Ruth Tate, has been accused of making her 14-month-old child sick on drugs.
Tate faces counts of child neglect and possession of contraband into jail.
Deputies from the Washington County Sheriff's Office were called to Jane Phillips Medical Center in reference to a 14-month old girl tested positive for methamphetamines.Details on booking are unavailable. A court appearance is scheduled for October 18.
According to a court affidavit, Tate brought the child to the emergency room because she was crying and had redness around the nose and mouth due to possible allergic reaction.
Reportedly, blood tests from the child indicated that the girl tested positive for meth.