• Report: St. Johns County mom had cocaine, Xanax when asleep in ditch with child


    Deputies say they found a St. Johns County mother passed out behind the wheel of her car after she crashed into a ditch.

    The incident happened shortly after 2 a.m on Feb. 9 Her child was in the back seat, deputies said.

    Sarah Jackson 31, was arrested Friday morning in Hastings. When deputies found her, they say she had an open bag in her lap. Inside it, they found crack cocaine, marijuana cigars, drug equipment and a bottle of Xanax.

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    She was arrested and charged with child neglect and drug possession.

    According to records, Jackson has been arrested four previous times in St. Johns County and once in Duval County.


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