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Police: Woman Arrested After Two Children Test Positive For Cocaine

Posted at 1:55 PM, Feb 08, 2019

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – A Winchester woman is in jail after police say two children tested positive for cocaine.

Detectives were sent to the hospital after the child was transported after being found unresponsive at school. A subsequent drug test revealed that the child had ingested cocaine.

Anniquta Wright was interviewed by Winchester police and admitted that she allowed a friend to sell cocaine and crack cocaine at her residence while the children were there.

The second child, a 2-year-old, also tested positive for the drug.

Wright was charged with two counts of Criminal Abuse, 1st degree.  She has been lodged in the Clark County Detention Center.