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3 face child neglect charges when children test positive for meth

Eau Claire (WQOW) – Child neglect charges were filed against three people in Eau Claire after police found drugs in an apartment.

Dale Stevens, Amanda Hayes and Leah Kramer were all charged in Eau Claire County on Tuesday.

According to the criminal complaint, police were asked to check on the welfare of three children. When police arrived at the apartment, they found drugs and paraphernalia in two backpacks.

Hair follicle tests on all three children returned positive for methamphetamine.

Kramer and Hays have initial appearances this week and early next week. An arrest warrant is out for Stevens.

Stephen Kelley

Stephen Kelley joined the News 18 team in August 2006. He is currently the Executive Producer.

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