Clinton woman arrested on neglect charge

VERMILLION CO. – Indiana State Police initiated a criminal investigation in September of 2021, after receiving information that a child had been neglected.

Tabitha M. Dawson

The investigation revealed that Tabitha M. Dawson, 23, of Clinton, Indiana, allegedly had neglected a dependent.

After reviewing the investigation, the Vermillion County Prosecutor’s Office issued an arrest warrant today for Dawson.  She was arrested this morning without incident on a charge of neglect of a dependent resulting in serious bodily injury a Level 3 felony and is currently being held in the Vermilion County Jail on a $50,000 bond.

 Investigating Officer:  Indiana State Police Master Trooper Detective Angie Hahn.

Assisting Officers:  Master Troopers Hans Nowak and Jason Owens of the Putnamville State Police Post.