S.C. mother arrested after baby tests positive for cocaine

Ahbenee Hooker

A South Carolina mother was arrested after her 8-month-old child tested positive for cocaine. 

Ahbenee Hooker, 34, was arrested Monday for child neglect. Officials said they received a referral from the Union and Newberry County Department of Social Services saying the baby tested positive for cocaine through a hair sample. 

Hooker was the only person caring for the child.


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