UPDATE: Charges dropped against mom charged in Facebook live video smoking with infant
UPDATE: A Chattanooga mother seen in a Facebook live video smoking and hoisting her newborn child aloft with one hand has had the charges filed against her dismissed.
Tybresha Sexton was charged with aggravated child abuse or neglect, resisting arrest or obstruction of legal process, and disorderly conduct in the case.
The Hamilton County District Attorney's Office explained that after they reviewed the Facebook videos of Sexton, they determined that no criminal offense had been committed, and dropped the charges.
PREVIOUS STORY: A Chattanooga mom, who went live on Facebook while smoking and holding her 1-month-old baby with one arm, made her first court appearance Friday.
A Hamilton County Judge set her next court date as October 11 for a preliminary hearing.
According to Sessions Court, Tybresha Sexton's bond remains at $100,000.
PREVIOUS STORY: According to a report, Tybresha Sexton has been charged with aggravated child abuse after she went live on Facebook while she was smoking and picking up her infant child by one arm.
Chattanooga police responded to Bayberry Apartments after several people saw the video and called the police to make an anonymous complaint.
Sexton told police that the reports were not true.
The responding officer said once he was inside, he could smell the "heavy odor" of alcohol on her breath as well as several empty liquor bottles lying around.
In addition to aggravated child abuse, Sexton was also charged with resisting arrest and disorderly conduct.
Once at the jail, she reportedly continued to cause a disorder and announced to multiple officers that she didn't want the baby anyway.
Sexton is due in court on October 4.