Greenville Police arrest 3 after finding child walking alone

Greenville Police arrest 3 after finding child walking alone

GREENVILLE, KY (WFIE) - Greenville Police Department responded to a call about a child walking alone.

The child was seen around 10:00 Tuesday morning in the Highland Drive area.

Officers found the child’s home and inside were three adults and two other children.

Officers smelled marijuana inside the home and later found it along with drug paraphernalia.

The child’s father, 29-year-old Joseph Gunnels, was arrested and is facing a child endangerment charge. He also had a warrant out for his arrest.

Muhlenberg Co. Jail: Joseph Gunnels, 29.
Muhlenberg Co. Jail: Joseph Gunnels, 29.

The child’s mother, 26-year-old Amber Gunnels and 25-year-old Gage Duncan, was also arrested and are facing a child endangerment charge as well as drug-related charges.

Muhlenberg Co. Jail: Amber Gunnels, 26.
Muhlenberg Co. Jail: Amber Gunnels, 26.
Muhlenberg Co. Jail: Gage Duncan, 25.
Muhlenberg Co. Jail: Gage Duncan, 25.

A social worker from the Cabinet for Health and Family Services also responded to the scene.

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