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Police: Mother found on strangers porch while child wandered

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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A mother is facing charges after police say she put her daughter in danger.

According to a police report, a relative called Louisville Metro police after she said she found Michelle Mellick passed out on her front porch in the Pleasure Ridge Park area while her 2-year-old daughter was playing in the street.

Officers found Mellick a short time later on a stranger's porch.

The police report stated Mellick admitted to officers she had been drinking and officers said they found marijuana, burnt marijuana joints and a grinder in her purse.

Mellick is charged with endangering the welfare of a minor, possession of marijuana, drug paraphernalia and alcohol intoxication in public.

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