Two Charged With Alleged Abuse or Neglect of a Child

Two Chillicothe residents were arrested Tuesday on warrants for alleged Abuse or Neglect of a Child.  Sheriff Steve Cox says Deputies and Police Officers served the warrants in the 200 block of East Bridge Street on 27-year-old Donnie Clay Matheson and 26-year-old Heather Louise Woods.

This case was initially investigated by the Chillicothe Police and Missouri Fire Marshal’s Office.

Woods’ warrant was for three counts of alleged Abuse or Neglect of a Child – No Sexual Contact. The warrant for Matheson is for 3 counts of class B felony alleged Abuse or Neglect of a Child-Serious Emotional or Physical Injury-No Sexual Contact.  Bond for each is set at $15,000.  They were processed at the Law Enforcement Center and transferred to Davies Dekalb Regional Jail.


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