Anniquta Wright: A mother charged with her children tested positive for cocaine

31-year-old Anniquta Wright of Winchester, who told officers she let a friend sell cocaine at her home while kids were there.
Posted on February 11, 2019,at 3:30 AM
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A mother was arrested after a 4-year-old child went unresponsive at school.

Anniquta Wright: A mother charged with her children tested positive for cocaine

Anniquta Wright, 31, was arrested after her daughter passed out at school on Thursday and was taken to the hospital and tested positive for the drug.

The girl’s mother, Anniquta Wright, 31, allegedly told police that a friend had sold “cocaine and crack cocaine at her residence,” in front of her three children, The Lexington Herald-Leader reported. The police citation indicated the “friend” was at Wright’s Winchester home until 3 a.m. on Thursday.

According to WKYT, the girl told authorities that she found something on the floor and ate it. 

Wright was charged with two counts of criminal abuse, and jail records show she was a fugitive from another state.

She was taken into custody on two counts of first-degree criminal child abuse and is being held on a $25,000 bond.

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