Moorcroft woman guilty of child endangerment
November 1, 2018
A Moorcroft woman has pled guilty to a felony charge of child endangerment after allegedly leaving a small child alone without making any provisions for their safety.
The Crook County Sheriff’s Office was alerted at around 3 a.m. on February 4 that a two-year-old child had been left unattended at a residence on Hwy 16 in Moorcroft. Jennifer Ely had allegedly left the residence somewhere between 11 p.m. and midnight and another person had returned there at around 1 a.m. to find the child alone.
Ely allegedly stated that the child was asleep when she left and that she had knowingly left the...