Newport News mother charged with child neglect after kids found home alone
A 26-year-old Newport News mother has been arrested and charged with felony child neglect after her three children were left at home alone late Monday/early Tuesday.
Police say officers responded to the home in the 14500 block of Old Courthouse Way at 12:34 a.m after a family member found the children alone.
Investigation revealed Davonna Montegut had left the 5-year-old, 3-year-old and 1-year-old home alone for approximately an hour.
All three were sleeping and safe when officers arrived.
Montegut was arrested and charged with three counts of felony child neglect.