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Two adults charged with child endangerment after three children test positive for meth

October 15, 2016  |  Posted by: Francesca Falzarano
Two adults charged with child endangerment after three children test positive for meth

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Two adults from Wichita Falls, Texas are facing child endangerment charges after three children in their care tested positive for methamphetamine and amphetamine.

Police arrested 34-year-old-old Fawn Kemp and 33-year-old Brett Stout, each face three counts of child endangerment charges and remain in the custody of the Wichita County Jail.

Additionally, Stout faces an additional two counts of violating terms of his probation for charges from an unrelated case, while Kemp was charged with injury to a child

Kemp was apprehended on Tuesday, and her bail was set for $105,000, while Stout was arrested back on September 6th on unrelated charges, and his bail is set at $135,000, the Times Record News reported.

According to arrest records, Wichita Falls officers and Child Protective Services initiated an investigation on August 30th after a 9-year-old child residing with Kemp and Stout went to school with bruises on her face.

When police arrested Kemp, she admitted to using methamphetamine to the officers but declined to take a drug test. The two adults and both children told the officers they lived in the same household.

Authorities removed the three children from of the home and subsequently placed them in the care of the Department of Family and Protective Services. A hair sample collected from the three children–who are 3, 6, and 9-years-old–revealed has tested positive for meth and amphetamine.

It is not clear what relation the children have to either Kemp or Stout.

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