Bismarck Woman Arrested for Child Neglect, Abuse

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Bismarck police responded to a welfare check on 334 West Harbor Ave. Friday, Aug. 28 and arrested a 33-year-old Bismarck woman for child neglect and abuse.

When they knocked on the door to her apartment she was carrying a 1-year-old boy in her arms. The child was playing with a metal smoking device with burned residue on it.

Officers searched her apartment and found hypodermic needles, syringes and rolling paper.

The boy is now in the custody of a relative.

The woman was taken to the Burleigh County Detention Center.