Mother jailed after child born with pot

Said baby born with marijuana in system

An Atmore woman who gave birth to a child on May 28, 2022, was arrested last Thursday on a warrant charging her with chemical endangerment of the child after the child tested positive for marijuana when it was born.

Christina Yanacheak, 41, 2881 Highway 21, Lot 4, was transported to the Escambia County Detention Center in Brewton and jailed on $5,000 bond.

According to reports, the Atmore Police Department was notified on May 28, 2022, by the Escambia County Department of Human Resources concerning a child born at the North Baldwin Infirmary that tested positive for marijuana.

Police stated in...

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