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Wilson baby tests positive for meth; mom arrested

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Savannah Weatherford was arrested after her newborn child tested positive for meth. (Carter County Sheriff) Savannah Weatherford was arrested after her newborn child tested positive for meth. (Carter County Sheriff)

WILSON, Okla. -- A Wilson woman is facing child neglect charges after her newborn child tested positive for methamphetamine.

Carter County Sheriff Chris Bryant said doctors tested 24-year-old Savannah Weatherford's umbilical cord following childbirth. Tests came back positive for the illegal drug.

Bryant said the drug problem stems from what happens at home.

"If an addict is at home, doing whatever it is that they're doing -- whether it's meth, heroin, opioids, or whatever like that -- and you're doing it around your kids, you know your kids are looking up to their parents, because that's who they trust the most."

Weatherford was released on bond and is now waiting to return to court.

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