MCPHERSON – The McPherson Police Department arrested a Daycare Provider for suspicion of Aggravated Endangering a Child and Driving Under the Influence.
On Wednesday, June 29, 2022, at 10:48 am, McPherson Police Officers responded to the 100 Block of South Park Street in McPherson, in reference to young children and a dog being found and unsupervised in someone’s backyard near a pool. When officers arrived, they found four children between the ages of 2 and 5 years old in the area. Officers determined the children had left a daycare in the 700 Block of East Kansas Avenue and walked to this area.
Officers contacted the Daycare Provider, identified as a 47-year-old, female, and another child, in the 700 Block of East Kansas Avenue. Officers took the children into protective custody and later released them to their parent(s)/guardian(s). Officers arrested the female for Aggravated Endangering a Child and Driving Under the Influence.
The female was booked into the McPherson County Jail and her bond was set at $13,750.00.
The McPherson Police Department has referred this incident to the Department of Children and Families and the McPherson County Attorney’s Office.