1 arrested, 2 children taken into protective custody in Chillicothe

Chillicothe Police Department

Chillicothe police say one person was arrested and two children were taken into protective custody following a report of child endangerment.

Officers, assisted by the Livingston County Children’s Division, responded to the 100 block of Brunswick Street Friday evening regarding the child endangerment report.

Police said, as a result of an investigation, officers and DFS removed two children from the residence and took them into protective custody. An arrest was made accusing two counts of endangering the welfare of children, possession of the controlled substance methamphetamine, unlawful use of drug paraphernalia, meth related, possession of fewer than 35 grams of marijuana, and unlawful use of drug paraphernalia, marijuana related.

Formal charges were pending.