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Spearfish grandmother faces felony child abuse, drug charges

January 21, 2019

SPEARFISH, S.D. (AP) — A Spearfish woman faces felony child abuse and drug charges after authorities say her grandchild ingested methamphetamine while she was baby-sitting the child.

Forty-three-year-old Michelle Humann was arrested Jan. 7 after her 2-year-old grandchild began exhibiting unusual behavior. Authorities say the parents took the child to the hospital, where staff determined the child had ingested drugs

Police allege that Humann left meth in an area where the child could get at it.

The Black Hills Pioneer reports that Humann is scheduled to enter pleas at a Jan. 29 arraignment. It wasn’t clear if she has an attorney, and a home telephone listing for her couldn’t be found.

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Information from: Black Hills Pioneer, http://www.bhpioneer.com

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