Five South Carolina Mothers and Their Children Test Positive for Meth

Five mothers face up to ten years in prison in South Carolina after authorities said they and their children tested positive for meth and other drugs.

Rock Hill Police said that since Sunday, Shelbi Keith, Jennifer Outen, Ashley Branham, Brittany Burns, and Courtney Blocker were charged with unlawful conduct towards a child. “We are talking about children being exposed to heroin, strong opioids. and meth,” Det. Robert Smith with Rock Hill Police said. The problem was due to drug use around children and while the women were pregnant. In South Carolina, the crime carries a maximum prison sentence of 10 years.

Source: Rock Hill SC mom charged; newborn positive for amphetamines | Rock Hill Herald

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