Tahlequah Daily Press

April 29, 2013

Woman found passed out charged with child neglect

By JOSH NEWTON
Staff Writer

TAHLEQUAH — Two child neglect charges have been filed against a Tahlequah woman who was allegedly found passed out in her home while her children played outside in the street.

Lacey Lynn Van Dolah, 27, was arrested April 9 by Tahlequah police. Cherokee Nation EMS medics told police they were called to Van Dolah’s home to check on her. Aneighbor reportedly found Van Dolah’s 3-year-old and 15-month-old children playing in the street and took them back to Van Dolah.

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