Mom facing drug and neglect charges

Mom facing drug and neglect charges
Gena Bergonia (Source: Vanderburgh County Jail)

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - An Evansville mom is facing meth possession and child neglect charges.

Police say 34-year-old Gena Bergonia admitted to using the drug and told detectives she failed a drug test she took for the Department of Child Services.

They say when Bergonia came forward to speak with them, a small amount of meth was found in her purse.

Police say she failed to properly care for her child while she was under the influence.

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