BLOOMFIELD - Two Essex residents were taken into custody on charges of endangering the welfare of a child.
The Stoddard County Sheriff's Office reported the arrest of Charles William Arthur, 62, and Amanda Lorena Arthur (Pyles), 24, on warrants charging them with endangering the welfare of a child. They are being held in the Stoddard County Jail where bond is set for each at $10,000.
Judy Ann Vavak, 49, of Advance turned herself into officers to face charges of possession of dangerous drugs. She posted a $10,000 bond and was released.