Jasper Woman Faces Felony Neglect Charges After Allegedly Testing Positive For Pills During Childbirth

From Local Sources 

JASPER -- A Jasper woman is in jail today on felony neglect charges.

Police say 32-year-old Navanna Sanchez tested positive for drugs during childbirth recently.

Investigators witnessed Sanchez holding the baby upside down and falling asleep during their conversation with the mom.

It was determined the woman was under the influence of Xanax and other prescriptions.

They do say, however, her prescriptions were recently filled and pills were missing.

The investigation is ongoing.

For now, though, Sanchez is charged with felony Neglect of a Dependent.