Third Squad detectives report the arrest of a New Cassel women for an incident that occurred on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at 4:00 pm in New Cassel.
According to detectives, Child Protective Services responded to a railroad residence to conduct a welfare check and investigation regarding two female juveniles, ages 8 and 11, regarding possiblechild abuse by their legal guardian, defendant. Both juveniles were found to have marks consistent with being struck by a cord as well as sustaining bite marks and were transported to an area hospital for evaluation and treatment.
On Thursday, March 7, 2019, at 9:30 am, Child Protective Services requested the assistance of police at defendant's residence to assist in her arrest. After being informed she was under arrest defendant then grabbed a pill bottle and ingested an unknown amount of pills. She then resisted arrest by violently pulling away and caused one officer to suffer minor injury. After being placed into custody, defendant, as well as the injured officer, were transported to an area hospital for evaluation and treatment.
The defendant is charged with two counts of Assault 2, two counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child, Obstructing Governmental Administration 2nd Degree and Resisting Arrest.