Woman accused of possessing methamphetamine, neglect of a dependent
MARSHALL COUNTY, Ind. – One woman was arrested early Monday morning after she was found slumped over in her vehicle with a small child inside, the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department reported.
At 1:17 a.m., Marshall County Central Dispatch got a call reporting a vehicle sitting in the middle of the roadway in the 100 block of Queen Road and U.S. 6 outside of Walkerton.
When deputies arrived, they found 42-year-old Rebeca Stethem of Walkerton in the vehicle slumped over on the wheel, reports said.
Deputies also found a small child in the vehicle, according to reports.
Stethem was taken into custody and the child was placed in the care of Marshall County DCS.
Stetham was booked with a bond of $1,505 and faces the following charges, according to deputies:
- Possession of methamphetamine
- Possession of paraphernalia
- Neglect of a dependent