Gadsden Woman Arrested for Chemical Endangerment of a Child
Etowah County Sheriff's Office Press Release:
Etowah County, Alabama- A Gadsden woman has been arrested for chemical endangerment of a child, according to Sheriff Jonathon Horton.
PHOTO: Olivia Noemi Leal, 31 of Gadsden.
Olivia Noemi Leal, 31 of Gadsden is charged with chemical endangerment of exposing a child to an environment in which controlled substances are ingested, produced, or distributed, which is a felony, investigator Brandi Fuller said.
Leal was arrested on 09/02/2022 on warrants with Etowah County for possession of marijuana and possession of methamphetamine. At the time of the arrest, Leal stated that she was 8 months pregnant.
Leal admitted to smoking marijuana while being 8 months pregnant. She was given a urine test in which she tested positive for amphetamines, methamphetamines, and marijuana.
Leal's bond has been set at $10,000 cash, she must also go through an in-house treatment program, and be monitored by Etowah County Community Corrections upon release from the Etowah County Detention Center.