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Jones County mother arrested after allegedly leaving child in vehicle

JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) -

A Jones County woman was arrested Tuesday on charges of neglecting her child.

Sheriff Alex Hodge says Toni Elizabeth Pryor was charged with neglecting her 7-month-old son. 

Acting on a tip, a deputy found the child Tuesday around 9 p.m. The baby was found inside a vehicle in a driveway – with the windows rolled up. The deputy later found Pryor inside the home – where she stated she smoked meth and took Xanax. 

The child is now in the custody of relatives.

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