Published on April 7th, 2021 | by Oxford Police Department0
Oxford, Mississippi Woman Arrested After Newborn Tests Positive for Amphetamines
On March 8, 2021, an Oxford Police Department investigator was notified by Child Protective Services about a CPS investigation into Lashetta Nicole Hickinbottom (35 of Oxford, Mississippi). A newborn that was in Hickinbottom’s care tested positive for amphetamines.
As a result of the OPD investigation, a warrant for Hickinbottom was obtained for Child Neglect. On April 5, 2021, Hickinbottom was arrested without incident and transported to the Lafayette County Detention Center.
Hickinbottom was given a $20,000 bond by a Lafayette County Justice Court judge.