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Mother arrested for endangering the welfare of her child

Published March 08. 2018 08:58AM

A Summit Hill woman faces charges after she was found by her child passed out on the bathroom floor of her home.

Jessica Dale, 37, of the 400 block of W. White Street, has been arrested for endangering the welfare of her 9-year-old son.

According to an affidavit of probable cause, Summit Hill Police said that at 10:08 p.m. Feb. 9, a child called 911 and said his mother was “highly intoxicated and unresponsive.”

Police arrived and found Dale’s son crying in the living room area of the residence.

Police found Dale in a highly intoxicated state in a hallway outside of the bathroom.

Dale was staggering, belligerent with police and fell twice.

Dale was belligerent with her child, called him a disparaging name multiple times for calling 911, told him to call his grandfather and then slapped his hand and threw his cellphone into another room.

Dale and her child were the only occupants in the home.

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