Mother arrested for child abuse
Newton Police Department arrested Twyla Gayle Stewart, 25, of 815 East First street, Newton, Saturday for misdemeanor child abuse.
According to Newton Police Department, the mother of three has a baby, a 5-year-old and a 6-year-old and has been a reoccurring problem in the neighborhood. Captain Tim Hayes said the two oldest children have ran away from home several times in the past.
To read more of this story, pick up the Tuesday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.