TWO FACE CHILD NEGLECT, ABUSE CHARGE
Two people face child abuse charges after a toddler was found in a residence with drug paraphernalia and unsanitary conditions.
Jessica Nicole Petrucci, 19, Carthage, has been charged with child abuse/neglect, possession of drug paraphernalia and violation of probation.
Robert Lee Conner, 24, Carthage, has been charged with child abuse/neglect and possession of drug paraphernalia.
At the request of a probation and parole officer, Carthage Officer Jared Smith was dispatched to the Clemons Circle home where the two lived with the infant.
According to Officer Smith’s report, several syringes and a glass pipe were located in the residence which the couple claimed belonged to other people.
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