Mount Vernon News

By Mount Vernon News
June 8, 2013 9:57 am EDT


MOUNT VERNON — A Mount Vernon woman was sentenced to prison on Friday by Knox County Common Pleas Court Judge Otho Eyster after giving birth to a baby with drugs in its system.


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Mount Vernon, was convicted of attempted corrupting another with drugs and sentenced to a 24-month prison term. Thatcher said Snyder gave birth on July 22, 2012, and a subsequent drug screen showed that her baby tested positive for opiates. Detective Tom Bumpus, Knox County Sheriff’s Office, investigated the case.

In separate cases, Mandy S. Overton, 26, Utica, was convicted of possession of heroin, aggravated possession of drugs and illegal conveyance of drugs into the Knox County Jail. Overton was sentenced to a 24-month prison term. Thatcher said on Oct. 10 and Dec. 15, 2012, Overton was found in possession of heroin and methamphetamine, and she had prescription drugs suboxone, alprazolam (Xanax) and methadone without a prescription. On March 8, 2013, Overton was arrested on drug charges, and she was again found in possession of methamphetamine.

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