Charges dropped against mom nursing her baby while drinking

Adams to tell story on '20/20'
Tasha Adams is seen talking to a reporter from ABC's "20/20" about her arrest for drinking while breastfeeding. Her segment will appear on the show Friday night at 9 p.m.

Charges have been dropped against a woman who was jailed after she breastfed her baby while drinking at a local establishment.

Tasha Nicole Adams will tell her story to the ABC news program "20/20" Friday night at 9 p.m.

Chuck Clawson, the deputy city attorney for Conway, dropped Adams’ child endangerment charge because there wasn’t enough evidence to prove she had one too many drinks to care for her child.

A waitress at Gusano's Pizza at 2915 Dave Ward Dr. reported seeing Adams nurse her child while she was drinking alcohol and eating with her family in November of last year.

The waitress, Jackie Conners, was off-duty when she witnessed the event. She asked management about the incident, but she said they refused to intervene. She then called her mother before calling the Conway Police.

Arkansas law doesn't say anything specifically about drinking while breastfeeding, but officers on the scene made the call to place her under arrest.

Adams said she was not given a breathalizer, and she told the news program that she was not drunk.

Conners, who also spoke to "20/20," said she would do the same thing again. She was fired the week after she called the police. Conners has filed a class action lawsuit against the bar and restaurant company for unlawful pay practices. 

The lawsuit does not state the reason Conners’ employment was terminated.

The "20/20" episode will appear on ABC at 9 p.m. Friday.

Update: Former server suing Gusano's for tips


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