Volusia County

Police: South Daytona Beach woman arrested after toddler tests positive for marijuana

SOUTH DAYTONA, Fla. — A South Daytona Beach woman is facing child abuse charges after her young son was found with marijuana in his system.

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Evone Clifton was arrested Thursday after her 20-month-old son wasn’t breathing and was unresponsive at a home on Monday.


Police said the boy tested positive for cannabinoids; substances related to THC.

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The boy was taken to Arnold Palmer Hospital and is now in Depart of Children and Families custody.

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