Mother charged after 4th infant tested positive for cocaine after birth
August 3, 2012 at 2:30 AM EDT - Updated June 28 at 3:40 AM
GREEENWOOD COUNTY, SC (WYFF) - An Upstate woman has been arrested after her newborn son tested positive for cocaine, according to the Greenwood County Sheriff's Office.
A Department of Social Services employee called the sheriff's office after 30-year-old Clorine Light gave birth to the baby on July 26 at Self Regional Hospital in Greenwood.
The police incident report said that Light had a history of drug abuse and the newborn is the fourth of Light's children to test positive for cocaine. Investigators said Light admitted using cocaine while she was pregnant.
On Monday, a family court judge ordered the newborn to stay in the custody of DSS.
Light is charged with unlawful conduct toward a child.