Woman Arrested For Drugs After Abandoning Children

Published 03/26 2014 10:16PM

Updated 03/26 2014 11:49PM

A woman is behind bars on drug charges after abandoning her two children.

Charleston Police arrested Shawna Leonetti of Westfield, Illinois.

Police say she left her children, ages 3 and 5, at the Charleston Fire Department.

Police were able to convince Leonetti to return to the fire department.

That's when police say they discovered that she had marijuana.

Leonetti faces a charge of possession of cannabis.

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