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Woman arrested after newborn tested positive for narcotics

Published: Nov. 24, 2021 at 11:31 AM CST
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HARTSELLE, Ala. (WAFF) - The Hartselle Police Department announced that a woman was arrested after a baby tested positive for narcotics at birth.

Deanna Hodge, 23, of Moulton was arrested and charged with Chemical Endangerment of a Child, according to Hartselle Police.

Investigators received information that alleged Hodge had just given birth to a child who tested positive for narcotics. Investigators later received medical documents that confirmed the allegations.

She was booked into the Morgan County Jail on a $2,500 bond.

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