GEORGETOWN COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF/Gray News) – A Myrtle Beach mother was arrested after authorities said she tested positive for THC after she gave birth to a little boy.
Georgetown County deputies were called on July 5 to the Tidelands Waccamaw Hospital in Murrells Inlet for a child neglect case.
Authorities said 24-year-old Meghan Lancaster’s urine and umbilical cord blood tested positive for THC at the time she gave birth.
A police report showed that Lancaster claimed it was an accident.
“Subject has a habit of telling lies and state she only ate the weed brownie by accident at a going away party days prior to giving birth to the victim,” according to the police report.
Lancaster was arrested on Wednesday and charged with unlawful neglect of a child.
The little boy didn’t suffer any withdrawals and is with his grandmother under a safety plan.
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