Police: Woman smoked pot while children in vehicle

Published 5:27 pm Friday, July 10, 2015

By Neal Wagner | The Shelby County Reporter

A 29-year-old Jemison woman was released from the Shelby County Jail on a $5,000 bond after she was charged with allegedly smoking marijuana near multiple children.

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The Alabaster Police Department arrested Jessica Latrice Campbell, who lists an address on Chilton County 91 in Jemison, on July 7 and charged her with one felony count of chemical endangerment of a child.

According to her arrest warrant, Campbell’s charge came after she allegedly “smoked marijuana while in a vehicle occupied by minor children” on July 4.

Campbell was released from the Shelby County Jail on July 8 after posting a $5,000 bond. She is now scheduled to appear in Shelby County Circuit Court for a preliminary hearing at 8:30 a.m. on July 29, according to court documents.

Chemical endangerment of a child is a Class C felony, and is punishable by up to 10 years in prison upon conviction, according to Alabama law.