Mother Arrested for Child Neglect

(LAFAYETTE) — A mother was arrested in Lafayette after her 2-year-old son was found wandering in the middle of the street.

A stranger found the little boy in the middle of Shenandoah Drive on Sunday, reports WLFI-TV.

Police took the boy and drove around the neighborhood until they found a house with an open door.

Inside the home was Michelle Lovvorn, who identified herself as the boy’s mother.

Police say Lovvorn was drunk and there was food, garbage, and used diapers all over the house.

Lovvorn is charged with child neglect.

The little boy and a 6-year-old were removed from the home by the Dept. of Child Services.

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