Mississippi couple arrested, charged with child neglect in Indiana

Mississippi couple arrested, charged with child neglect in Indiana
Bradley Gordon (Source: Clark County Sheriff's Office)
Bradley Gordon (Source: Clark County Sheriff's Office)
Sheila Gordon (Source: Clark County Sheriff's Office)
Sheila Gordon (Source: Clark County Sheriff's Office)
(Source: INDNR)
(Source: INDNR)
(Source: INDNR)
(Source: INDNR)

HENRYVILLE, IN (WAVE) - Three Indiana Conservation Officers arrested a Mississippi couple on Wednesday afternoon for child neglect.

Indiana Conservation Officers Lt. Philip Schuetter, Cpl. Nate Berry, and ICO Jim Schreck responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle parked near a shelter house on the property of Clark State Forest.

The officers located the vehicle, and found Bradley Gordon, 52, and Sheila Gordon, 31, inside with their 5-year-old daughter asleep in the back seat.

The officers searched the vehicle and found methamphetamine and paraphernalia, which the couple had been smoking while the child was inside the vehicle.

Both Bradly Gordon and Sheila Gordon were arrested and are charged with neglect of a dependent, possession of methamphetamine, maintaining a common nuisance, and possession of paraphernalia.

They are being housed in the Clark County jail. The child was plaice in temporary custody of the Indiana Department of Child Services.

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