Two Mothers Charged With Chemical Endangerment Of Newborn Sons

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Angel Nichole Queen (Limestone County Sheriff's Office)

Angel Nichole Queen

LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – The Limestone County Sheriff’s Office has arrested two women for separate incidents of child endangerment.  Both gave birth to children who tested positive for drugs — one meth, and one marijuana.

Angel Nichole Queen, 32, gave birth to her son on January 30, 2013.  Both she and the child tested positive for meth at that time, and Queen admitted to investigators she had used meth a few times during her pregnancy.   Queen was arrested on Wednesday, April 17.

On Tuesday, April 16, Limestone County investigators arrested Clara Joy-Louise Haynes and charged her with chemical endangerment of a child as well.  Haynes gave birth to a son on March 27, 2013 and at the time of the birth, both she and the child tested positive for marijuana.

Clara Joy-Louise Haynes (LCSO)

Clara Joy-Louise Haynes (LCSO)

Haynes admitted during her interview that she had smoked marijuana throughout her pregnancy.  She is 27 years old.

The Department of Human Resources investigated both cases in connection with the Limestone County Sheriff’s Office.