PICKENS COUNTY – A Pickens County woman and an Oconee County woman were charged with unlawful neglect of a child after an investigation revealed that a child in their care had been exposed to methamphetamine, according to the Pickens County Sheriff’s Office.
Sheena Elizabeth Liddy, 27, of 720 Knox Road in Seneca, and Andrea Johnson, 47, of 411 Pine Thicket Road in Liberty, turned themselves in on Dec. 9 and were released the following day on $15,000 personal recognizance bonds.
According to the Pickens County Sheriff’s Office:
The Pickens County Sheriff’s Office, assisted by the Department of Social Services, launched an investigation Nov. 10 into the allegation that a child under the age of 5 had been exposed to Methamphetamine.
Results of that investigation revealed that the child tested positive for methamphetamine along with his two primary caregivers. The exposure is believed to have occurred at a residence in Liberty.
The Department of Social Services is overseeing the placement and care of the child in another home away from the two women.