On April 26, Greenwood City Police went looking for a burglary suspect at a residence in Greenwood County. What they found were several individuals inside a camper behind the residence.
They witnessed a male run out of the camper and into the woods carrying a plastic bag. The others in the camper were a mother and daughter along with a small child.
Julia Ann Boatwright 43 and Julia Ann Boatwright, 20 both of 118 Exeter Ave, Middlesboro KY were arrested and charged with receiving/possession of stolen property and child neglect.
According to the police report, Officers could smell a strong odor of marijuana inside the camper. It was believed the male suspect who ran into the woods likely had the marijuana in the bag.
Officers located several items inside the camper that were reported stolen including a .22 caliper handgun, a vehicle tag belonging to a 2009 Subaru but was on the camper as well as the camper itself was stolen out of Blount County in Kentucky.
The officers placed the mother and daughter under arrest and the child was turned over to the Department of Social Services.