Two Etowah County Women Arrested on Chemical Endangerment of a Child Charges

ECSO - ChemA pair of Etowah County women have been arrested, and charged with Chemical Endangerment, in two separate incidents, according to Sheriff Todd Entrekin.

20 year old Mary Leigh Ann Gramling of Gadsden was arrested on Wednesday (August 14th) on a count of Chemical Endangerment of Exposing a Child to an Environment in Which Controlled Substances are Ingested, Produced or Distributed.

Gramling admitted to smoking marijuana and taking Lortab and Klonopin – she is approximately 12 weeks into her pregnancy; she was booked into the Etowah County Detention Center and later released on a $25,000 Property Bond.

Christie Renee Grafton, age 33 of Attalla was also charged with the Chemical Endangerment of a Child after admitting to smoking marijuana laced with cocaine during her pregnancy.

Her child was delivered prematurely in August and was transported to a Birmingham hospital.

Grafton was arrested on August 9th and taken to the Etowah County Detention Center, where she remains on a $25,000 Property Bond.

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