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Child left alone in apartment, mother arrested

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Lesley Eckenfels Lesley Eckenfels

NACOGDOCHES (KYTX) - A Nacogdoches woman is arrested after leaving her child alone in an apartment.  

Someone called police Thursday saying Lesley Eckenfels was running down Pearl Street dressed in a t-shirt and underwear. When police arrived, they found she appeared to be intoxicated. Police took her back to her apartment where they found her son, which is under 2, in the apartment alone. Police also found marijuana in the apartment.

Eckenfels was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana and abandoning/endangering a child. The child was placed in the custody of child protective services.


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