One Charged With Chemical Endangerment
An Altoona woman is in jail on charges that she took drugs while pregnant. Etowah County Sheriff Todd Entrekin says Kasey Alford has been arrested for chemical endangerment of a child. Alford admitted to illegally using heroin during her pregnancy. She was booked into the Etowah County Detention Center with a $10,000 cash bond. As a condition of the bond, she must complete a drug treatment program and will be supervised by Etowah County Community Corrections.