Jones county mom admits taking cocaine while pregnant

January 13, 2017


 JONES COUNTY, Miss. - The following is a press release from Jones County Sheriff's Dept.


The first week of January 2017, Child Protective Services received a call from a local hospital that a newborn had tested positive for Cocaine.  CPS in turn sent a referral packet to Jones County Sheriff’s Investigators.


The mother is Christina K. Yanacheak, 35 of Jones County.  Investigators received the medical records confirming the test results and Yanacheak was charged with Child Abuse. 


She was taken into custody on January 13, 2017.  During an interview, Yanacheak admitted to using cocaine just prior to the baby’s birth.


Yanacheak bond was set on at $2,500.

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