Child Neglect Case Results in Arrest

On July 16th at approximately 5am, Parke County Deputies responded to CR 1050 North. This was in reference to a report of child neglect. Deputies located Brent Rector, age 30, Bloomingdale walking near a roadway with two young children. Brent was found to be highly intoxicated and had also wrecked his vehicle in the same area. Brent and the children had walked barefoot, passing multiple houses, for almost 2 miles. Brent was arrested and charged with several counts of Child Neglect and Criminal Recklessness. He is being held in the Parke County Jail on $10,000.

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