Pearl couple pleads guilty to child neglect - - Jackson, MS

Pearl couple pleads guilty to child neglect

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By Bert Case - bio | email

PEARL, MS (WLBT) - Two people pleaded guilty to misdemeanor child neglect.  

Judge Dewey Miller fined them $650.00 with $250.00 suspended.  He also suspended jail time. 

Pearl Police had been called to a house on  Shelton Street Tuesday. 

Authorities removed 12 cats and one dog from the house, which was deemed "unfit for human occupancy" by the City of Pearl. 

30-year-old Christopher and 26-year-old Carrie Poe also must undergo a mental examination. 

Their children, under 12 are in the custody of the Department of Human Services.

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