Gadsden woman charged with chemical endangerment of a child

Published: Jul. 25, 2016 at 3:23 PM CDT|Updated: Jul. 25, 2016 at 3:24 PM CDT
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ETOWAH COUNTY, AL (WBRC) - A Gadsden woman is in the Etowah County Detention Center on charges of chemically endangering a child.

Samantha Powell McComb, 26, is charged with chemical endangerment of exposing a child to an environment in which controlled substances are ingested, produced or distributed, according to investigator Brandi Fuller.

Fuller said McComb tested positive amphetamines and her baby tested positive for amphetamines and opiates.

She admitted to smoking methamphetamine while pregnant.

McComb is being held on a $10,000 cash bond.  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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