She told officers she "didn't want that (expletive) baby anyway," according to WTVC.
The New York Post reported she was taken to the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office and was being held in lieu of $100,000 bail. WBRC reported Sexton was charged with aggravated child abuse, Sexton was also charged with resisting arrest and disorderly conduct.
The infant is with Sexton's mother, WTVC reported.
Sexton is due in court Oct. 4.