MADISON CO., NC (WSPA) – A Madison Co. couple is accused of abusing a toddler and possessing meth, according to the sheriff’s office.
Deputies say they got the information on an assault on a 23-month-old on Tuesday.
They say the toddler had extensive bruising on the forehead, side, thighs, and buttocks.
Detectives say they also found several baggies of Methamphetamine and other drug paraphernalia.
Detectives arrested Molly Leslie Blackwell, 19, and her boyfriend Christopher Aaron Boone, 20.
Both Blackwell and Boone confessed to the Child Abuse and Possession of Methamphetamine, according to detectives.
Sheriff Harwood said Boone was found “hiding in the closet like a coward.”
Bonne was charged with Felony Child Abuse, Felony Possession of Methamphetamine, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
Blackwell was charged with Aiding and Abetting Felony Child Abuse, Felony Possession of Methamphetamine, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.