Police: Child Tests Positive for Meth, Woman Charged

COLUMBIA, SC - (WLTX) -- Officers have arrested a woman who they say allowed others to use illegal drugs around a toddler, according to the Columbia Police Department. 

Officers say 27-year-old Kelsey Jo Catania is charged with Cruelty to Children after a 2-year-old boy was at a South Marion Street home on August 23, 2016 where people possessed and used illegal narcotics.

Officers say a relative took the child to a local hospital and he tested positive for methamphetamine. The child is now in the care of family members after being released from the hospital. 

Catania is currently at the Richland County Detention Center. 


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