Jones County mother wanted for child abuse captured

Pine Belt

JONES COUNTY, Miss. (WHLT) – Jones County deputies arrested a mother who was wanted for child abuse after she gave birth to a baby that tested positive for methamphetamine.

According to investigators, Amber Carter, 33, is being held on a pending charge of felony child abuse. Deputies arrested her Monday afternoon at a home in Jones County.

Carter is being held at the Jones County Adult Detention Facility until she appears in court.

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