First off…no dead kids in this story, so maybe a bit safer to
Bettendorf police officers were unsure what they were dealing with when a call came in that two children, one of them naked, were playing in traffic at the Interstate 80 eastbound rest area while their mother remained inside her vehicle.
When the two responding officers got to the scene about 8:45 p.m. June 27, they split up — one checking on the children and the other going to the mother’s car.
They allegedly found Michelle Geraldine Childers, 37, using methamphetamine, or crystal meth, which gives a temporary sense of euphoria. She was on her way to Ohio from her home in Rapid City, S.D. Now her two small children are in the care of the Iowa Department of Human Services and the foster care system and she is being held in the Scott County Jail on drug and child-endangerment charges.
While speaking with the woman, the officer said she “had not yet gotten a chance to smoke any marijuana and that she was only going to smoke it in the hopes of coming down off her methamphetamine high,” the police report states
I’ll be in the other room now, hugging my daughter.
She said she knew she was a f—d up drug addict and unfit parent, and was trying to get the kids to her sister-in-law’s to drop them off. That’s something, at least. This one isn’t drawing herself up in self-righteous fury about how much she loves her precious babies.
Can we make Hysterectomies a sort of punishment now?
No, but you’d hope that right thinking men would deny her access to sperm.