Winchester Woman Arrested for Child Neglect
A Winchester woman was arrested Thursday, June 6th and charged with two counts of child neglect. Officers were notified around 1:30 Thursday afternoon of two children under the age of three playing in the street. When officers arrived to the 100 block of East Pall Mall the children were soaking wet. A 1-year-old male child was wearing a diaper, baby t-shirt, and did not have shoes on. A 3-year-old female child was wearing shorts, a t-shirt, and slippers. The officer recognized one of the children from a previous incident and knew where their mother lived. The children’s mother, Michelle Draper, 26, of Winchester was arrested and charged with two counts of child neglect. She was taken to the Northwestern Regional Adult Detention Center and was held without bond.
This press release was prepared by Lauren Cummings, Police Community Relations/Crime Prevention Specialist. (540) 545-7548 (office) Lcummings@ci.winchester.va.us
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