Message From The Sheriff
MESSAGE FROM SHERIFF
JIMMY HARRIS  ( read )
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09/27/2017

Woman Arrested for Chemical Endangerment of a Child

MEDIA RELEASE

 

For Immediate Release                                                                    September 27, 2017

 

                                      Woman Arrested for Chemical Endangerment of a Child

 

Sheriff Jimmy Harris states as follows:

 

 

            The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office received a report about Jessica Marie Coker, 24 of Henagar, had tested positive on multiple occasions during her pregnancy. On August 23rd Coker delivered and during the investigation it was found that she had used methamphetamine during her pregnancy. Coker was arrested and charged with chemical endangerment of a child. The child is expected to be make a full recovery.

            Chief Edmondson says “I want to thank our investigators for doing a great job working with DHR and the hospital staff on this investigation. We are also thankful that the baby will make a full recovery. DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office has a zero tolerance for mothers who use illegal substances while pregnant.”

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Jessica Marie Coker

 

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