Mother charged with chemical endangerment of a newborn child

Caitlin Bradford (Photo Decatur Police Department)

DECATUR, Ala. – A Decatur mother has been arrested for chemically endangering her newborn child.

Decatur Police confirm that Caitlin Marie Bradford tested positive for methamphetamine and amphetamine after giving birth at Decatur-Morgan Hospital Parkway campus on August 24.

After a joint investigation by the Madison County DHR and Decatur Police Department, a warrant was issued for her arrest on October 4.

Police took Bradford into custody on October 25. She was booked into the Morgan County Jail on a $2,500 bond.