Chemical Endangerment Arrest
(Etowah County, Alabama) A Gadsden woman was arrested for chemical endangerment of a child, according to Sheriff Todd Entrekin.
"Monica Louisa Richardson, 22, of Gadsden, was arrested on August 24th, and is charged with chemical endangerment of exposing a child to an environment in which controlled substances are ingested, produced or distributed, which is a felony,” investigator Brandi Fuller said.
Richardson tested positive for amphetamine during her pregnancy and admitted to illegally using methamphetamine during that time.
She was booked into the Etowah County Detention Center with a $10,000 cash bond for the chemical endangerment warrant. As a condition of the bond, she must successfully complete a drug treatment program and will be supervised by Etowah County Community Corrections.
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