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Child endangerment arrests made in connection of 6 children left home alone

Endangerment
Jennosha Adams (left), Ladeesea Chism (right)

PEORIA (WEEK) -- Police have arrested two people for child endangerment in connection with six children left home alone at the Lexington Hill Apartment complex Wednesday..

Peoria Police Department officers arrived at the complex Wednesday for a welfare check when they found the six children home alone.

Jennosha Adams and Ladeesea Chism were arrested in the incident.

Chism faces five counts in of endangering the life of a child. Adams faces three counts of the same charge.

On Wednesday, officers said the children were placed elsewhere for safety.

Drew Veskauf

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