YUCCA VALLEY WOMAN ARRESTED AFTER TODDLER FOUND ALONE

A Yucca Valley woman was arrested Thursday, accused of child neglect. According to a Sheriff’s report, a CHP officer found a 1-year-old toddler unattended outside near the roadway in the 62000 block of Mountain View Circle in Joshua Tree. After an investigation, a Sheriff’s deputy located the mother, Kodi Schrimshaw, 26, who said she had been sleeping and did not know where her child was, despite knowing the potential dangers of the excessive heat and nearby Highway 62. Schrimshaw, who is 3 months pregnant, admitted to the deputy that she had used methamphetamine the previous day. Kodi Schrimshaw was arrested for investigation of felony cruelty to a child, booked at West Valley Detention Center, with her bail set at $100,000. Child Protective Services was called to take custody of the child.

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