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Georgetown – Woman Arrested After Children Found Living In Deplorable Conditions

Posted on Tuesday, August 13th, 2019 at 2:51 pm    

A woman was arrested after endangering three children by making them live in deplorable conditions.

The police responded to a home in Military Street after someone reported that three children ages 2, 4, and 5 were left outside unsupervised for a long time.

When police arrived, they found three three discarded mattresses. They had fecal matter, dirty stains, cockroaches, and bedbugs. Also, one officer said a foul smell from the home was detectable from the front yard. Moreover, they found a refrigerator with several dead cockroaches. The mother, Sarah Herald, said that she tried to spray them away, but it didn’t work. She also admitted to feeding her children Pop-tarts because no other food is safe to eat.

Consequently, child protective services placed the children with other family members.

Herald was charged with endangering the welfare of a minor and second-degree criminal abuse. She was detained in the Scott County Detention Center.

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