Mississippi woman has been arrested after child tests positive for narcotics

Published 7:02 am Saturday, June 22, 2024

A Mississippi woman has been arrested after her child tested positive for narcotics.

Lafayette County Sheriff’s Criminal Investigation Unit received a report on June 19 from Lafayette County Child Protective Services regarding a child who tested positive for narcotics.

The child’s mother, Chelsea Elizabeth Bennett, 26, of Abbeville, was arrested and charged with one count of child endangerment.

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Bennett was transported to the Lafayette County Detention Center and later was released on a $5,000 bond.