Evansville Woman Facing Child Neglect Charge

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A drug investigation has resulted in a neglect charge for an Evansville mother.

EPD officers were called to a south side home in the 4000 block of Fickas Rd.

Police were looking into a drug complaint.

Officers said there was a strong chemical odor in the house.

Teressa Elliot, 21, was found in a back room with her mother and one-year-old child.

Police say they found a small bag of marijuana underneath the kid’s Pack ‘n Play crib.

The Department of Child Services was called due to the state of the child’s living conditions.

Elliot faces charges of neglect and possession of marijuana.

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