SIKESTON, MO (KFVS) - Scott County Sheriff Rick Walter says a Sikeston female has been arrested for alleged drug possession and endangering the welfare of a child.
Shantell S. Ardrey, 26, has been charged with possession of a controlled substance and endangering the welfare of a child, endangering the welfare of a child involving drugs.
Sheriff Walter says that on Tuesday, deputies responded to 1865 State Highway 472, Sikeston for a disturbance.
Deputies made contact with Ardrey, the owner of the home.
Numerous subjects were at the home, and all of them appeared to be under the influence of a narcotic.
The Division of Family Services was contacted due to a juvenile being in the home.
When deputies and family services entered, they found a crystal-like substance, syringes containing a clear liquid, and paraphernalia used to ingest methamphetamine.
The crystal-like substance and the liquid field tested positive for methamphetamine.
The juvenile was placed with a family member by Division of Family Services.
Ardrey was arrested and transported to the Scott County Jail pending charges.
Bond was set by the court at $5,000 cash only.