Woman facing child neglect, escape charges in Jasper - Tri-State News, Weather & Sports

Woman facing child neglect, escape charges in Jasper

Melissa Dolen, courtesy Dubois Co. Jail Melissa Dolen, courtesy Dubois Co. Jail
DUBOIS CO., IN (WFIE) -

A woman is facing numerous charges after officers say she ran from them outside Jasper Middle School.

Police arrested Melissa Dolen, 45, Monday evening.

Officers who responded to the scene say they found Dolen wandering outside the building and a child locked inside her car.

She was taken to the Dubois County Detention Center.

The charges include escape, resisting law enforcement, operating a vehicle with a BAC of .10 or more (first offense) and child neglect.

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