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WAYNE COUNTY CHILD NEGLECT CASES CONTINUE TO RISE

(Wayne County, IN)--The number of Wayne County’s substantiated cases of child neglect continues to rise at an alarming rate.  The newest figures run through the end of June.  That month, in Wayne County, there was an average of one new case of child neglect every single day.  The 30 new cases in June are twice as many as the next highest area county, which was Fayette with 15 cases.  Officials say nearly all cases are directly or indirectly connected to drug usage.

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