Report: Newborn tests positive for drugs; mother arrested

Report: Newborn tests positive for drugs; mother arrested
Jessica Jackson (Source: Myrtle Beach Police Department)

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – Myrtle Beach police arrested a woman after they said her newborn tested positive for drugs.

According to a police report, it was learned on March 1 that Jessica Jackson gave birth at Grand Strand Hospital.

After the birth, a blood test was done on the newborn. The newborn tested positive for amphetamine, the police report states.

Jackson was arrested on Wednesday and faces a charge of unlawful neglect of a child.

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