Woman Arrested for Injury to a Child

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Melissa Lockhart

(POCATELLO, ID) – Pocatello Police arrested a woman Tuesday morning on felony charges of injury to a child. Investigators say Melissa Lockhart called 911 and gave an incoherent report that her one-year-old child was bleeding. When officers arrived at Lockhart’s home, they found that the baby did in fact have a cut on their head. Lockhart, who was allegedly under the influence of alcohol, was also taking prescription medications┬á at the time. The child was taken to Portneuf Medical Center for treatment, but is now in the custody of extended family members.

 

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