JENNINGS, La. (KLFY) — A Jennings woman was arrested after Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff’s deputies found her one-year-old toddler wandering along Jeff Davis Academy Road.
Melanie Micah Reed, 27, was charged with child abandonment and had an outstanding warrant. Allegedly, a seven year old and a three year old were supposed to be watching the child, but were found inside a trailer.
The children were placed in the custody of a grandmother, according to Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Chris Ivey.