ETOWAH COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) — According to Sheriff Todd Entrekin, an Attalla woman has been arrested for chemical endangerment of a child.
“Nicole Clanton Patton, 28, of Attalla, was arrested 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.
Patton tested positive for and admitted to illegally using methamphetamine and smoking marijuana while pregnant.
Patton has been booked into the Etowah County Detention Center with 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.