GARRISON, Texas (WCMH) — An East Texas mom was arrested Wednesday morning after it was found her youngsters had eaten paint and have been dwelling in deplorable circumstances.
Based on the Nacogdoches County Sheriff’s Workplace, Meggan Barstow, 28, of Garrison, was arrested and charged with baby endangerment.
The Sheriff’s Workplace responded to a sick name on Francis Loop within the metropolis of Garrison round 2 a.m.
Deputies together with EMS arrived on scene and located two of the lady’s 5 youngsters had swallowed paint left in a bed room. Deputies said the circumstances within the residence have been “horrendous” and unsafe for the youngsters.
Deputies discovered feces everywhere in the residence, on beds, partitions and flooring, in line with the Sheriff’s Workplace. Deputies additionally situated sinks clogged to the place there was no approach of bathing the youngsters contained in the residence.
Because of the hazardous well being circumstances and the mom leaving chemical compounds accessible to the youngsters, she was arrested for baby endangerment.
Baby Protecting Providers was referred to as to the scene.
The youngsters ranged in age from an toddler to six years previous. They have been faraway from the house.