Wednesday 27 March 2013

Parents Charged With Neglect

Posted at 7:14 AM

At 1:34pm on Friday March 22nd, a Merrill Police Department officer responded to a residence for a complaint of a young child in a backyard with pitbull.

The officer spoke with the child who was three years old. The child stated she was trying to get the dog back in the house. Officers entered the residence after they were unable to get an adult to come to the door.

The residence was disorderly with dog feces scattered throughout. A male was located in the residence sleeping with items of drug paraphernalia next to him.

The male was charged with child neglect, possession of drug paraphernalia and a probation violation. The mother who was later located was also charged with child neglect.


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