Deputies: Mom charged after newborn tests positive for cocaine

Deputies: Mom charged after newborn tests positive for cocaine
Amber Nykole Willis (Source: Florence County Detention Center)

FLORENCE COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) – A woman remains behind bars Tuesday morning after her newborn allegedly tested positive for illegal drugs.

Amber Nykole Willis was arrested on Sept. 6 and charged with unlawful neglect of a child.

According to Florence County Sheriff’s Office investigators, the child tested positive for cocaine after Willis gave birth around June 6.

Willis is currently being held at the Florence County Detention Center on $10,000 bond.

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