A Gadsden woman has been arrested in connection to child abuse, according to Sheriff Todd Entrekin.
“Starla Elizabeth Blackmon, 27, of Gadsden, was arrested and charged with two counts of child abuse, which is a felony,” investigator VaShaunda Ragland said.
Blackmon physically abused two children; ages 9 and 4, causing one child to suffer a fractured arm and the other had multiple cigarette burns to the hand. The abuse was reported by a family member.
Special thanks to the James M. Barrie Center for their assistance in the case.