Florida Mom Arrested After 16-Month-Old Baby Tests Positive for Cocaine
Tuesday, February 26, 2008
A Florida woman was arrested Monday after her 16-month-old daughter tested positive for cocaine, MyFOXOrlando reports.
The baby’s grandmother contacted Sanford, Fla., police after she went to check on her daughter, Marshal Daniels, and found her granddaughter alone, covered in sores. Daniels' mother took the baby to the hospital after noticing the child was digging at her skin in an attempt to scratch the wounds, MyFOXOrlando reports.
While being treated for the sores a doctor reported that the baby had tested positive for cocaine, MyFOXOrlando reports. Police arrested Daniels, 30, and charged her with child abuse. She is being held at the Seminole County jail on $7000 bond.