Barnett Woman Arrested After Toddler Found Walking Around Naked & Drugs Found In Hotel Room

Crime Local News Thursday, February 18th, 2021

A Barnett woman’s facing charges after a call about a naked toddler roaming around a hotel in Eldon.

The Miller County Sheriff’s Office says deputies were called Tuesday and made contact with the mother, 43-year-old Brandy Batchelder, who was staying at the Super 8 location.

Investigators say they later found suspected methamphetamine and other materials for its sale and distribution.

The Sheriff’s Office says the street value of the drugs is more than $100-thousand dollars.

Batchelder was taken to the Miller county Jail where she’s facing numerous charges, including trafficking drugs and endangering the welfare of a child.

The toddler was put in protective custody.

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Crime Local News Thursday, February 18th, 2021

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