Suffolk mom arrested on child cruelty, abuse charges

Posted at 1:37 PM, Sep 12, 2014
and last updated 2014-09-12 13:37:47-04
Tasharra Chanelle Wilson

Tasharra Chanelle Wilson

Suffolk, Va. A Suffolk mom has been charged with several child abuse, cruelty and neglect charges after an investigation by Suffolk Police.

Police say they were made aware on April 23rd that 21-year-old Tasharra Chanelle Wilson had been smoking marijuana in the house with her two young children present.

Wilson was arrested and charged with Cruelty and Injuries to Children. The children were released to the care of a family member.

Following the investigation, Wilson was also charged with Abuse and Neglect of Children Reckless Disregard and Contributing to the Delinquency of Minor.