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The owner of a daycare in Hammond, LA was arrested after being accused of
wrapping a blanket around the mouth and nose of a four month old child to
prevent the child from crying.
According to Hammond Police and the Louisiana Department of Children and
Family Services, the incident happened at Kadlyn's Academy on Old Covington
Highway in Hammond.
Along with the cruelty of a child allegation, DCFS also says that other
daycare rules were violated.
The daycare also failed to have a safety-approved crib for each available
infant in care. Five infants were present but only three approved cribs were
In a report from DCFS, the center's daily attendance record for children did
not accurately reflect the children on the premises at any given time. This is
a requirement from DCFS.
The daycare's license has been revoked and the owner, 66-year-old Mary
Jones, was arrested. She was booked in the Hammond Jail and was charged with
cruelty of a juvenile and released on bond.
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