Rensselaer Woman Arrested After Drugs Found Reportedly Accessible to Child


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Rensselaer, IN – A Rensselaer woman faces charges after police found drugs in her apartment, reportedly accessible to her young child.

According to the Rensselaer Police Department, officers responded to an apartment in the 100 block of S. Park on April 29 after receiving complaints about the odor of marijuana. Upon arrival, officers detected the smell and obtained a search warrant. The search revealed suspected marijuana, unprescribed medication, and a hypodermic needle. Gabrielle Shea, 32, was arrested on alleged felony charges, including neglect of a dependent, as her young child had access to the drugs.

Shea was located in Lake County during a traffic stop on May 25 and additional drug-related charges were filed.


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