(Richmond, IN)--The disturbing number of confirmed child neglect cases in Wayne County continues. The most current numbers run through the end of September. By then, there had already been 217 confirmed cases of child neglect. By comparison, that’s a hundred more cases than at this time in 2013. For the last four months, Wayne County has averaged just shy of one new case every day. The overwhelming majority of cases involve drug usage by parents or guardians.