Mom is charged after newborn baby tests postive for meth

Lindsey Gilbreath
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MELBOURNE, Ark. - After giving birth, Lindsey Gilbreath, 33, of Ash Flat was charged with introducing a controlled substance into the body of another person.

This class “Y” felony is the result of the newborn baby testing positive for methamphetamine and other controlled substances. The baby began suffering withdrawal symptoms shortly after birth.

Gilbreath has a circuit court date of Jan.17 and was in the Izard County jail on Monday in lieu of a $10,000 bond. If she's convicted, she could get a prison term between 10 and 40 years (life).