Infant born with meth in system, mother arrested

Mug shot of Sarah Ann Mills courtesy Kosciusk County Sheriff's Department

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY, Ind. (WANE)  A Claypool woman was arrested Sunday after she delivered her baby with meth allegedly present in its system, according to the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department. The infant was taken to a hospital where it is in serious condition.

Police arrested Sarah Ann Mills, 21, who was found in labor in the front of a yard on 7094 South County Road 100 East in Claypool. Mills was taken to the hospital where a preliminary test on her showed the presence of methamphetamine in both her and the infant’s system.

Mills was subsequently arrested and preliminary charged with felony neglect of a dependent. She remains in the Kosciusko County jail under a prosecutorial hold.

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