Saturday, November 01, 2014

Arkansas Mom Charged After Baby Tests Positive for Drugs

Shelby Nalley

(Little Rock, Arkansas) A 21-year-old local woman, Shelby Nalley, faces charges after her 15-month-old son tested positive for drugs.

Nalley faces charges of introduction of a controlled substance into the body of another person and endangering the welfare of a minor".
The Child Abuse Hotline was notified about the incident.

After receiving additional information from the hotline about possible drug use in the home, an investigator interviewed Nalley and she agreed to take a drug test. Nalley tested positive for THC and methamphetamine. The investigator then requested to test the child, and it was confirmed that the toddler also had evidence of both substances in his system.

When questioned why the child would test positive, police say Nalley stated she did not smoke or take meth around the child, but she did admit to smoking marijuana while her child was in the same room.
Nalley was booked into custody with bond set at $25,000.

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