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Endangering Welfare of Child Arrest

One person was arrested after Chillicothe police received a call of a small child on the roof of a residence in the 1000 block of Webster Street at 7:27pm. According to a Police Spokesman, officers were advised that a small child had opened a second story window and was on the front porch roof. The parent was asleep in the residence at the time. The reporting civilian climbed on the roof and rescued the child.
Police reportedly arrested Joel T. Kellison for allegedly endangering the welfare of a child and allegedly in possession of less than 35 grams of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Kellison was processed and transferred to the Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail.
Officers credit the unnamed reporting party’s quick action in protecting the child from serious injury.