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August 20, 2013
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Mother gets four-year prison term for drugs, child abuse

The 27-year-old mother of an infant who was abused by her father was sent to prison Tuesday for drug use which she claimed led to the neglect of her baby. Judge Tod Young ordered Allisha Haltom to serve up to four years in prison for child abuse, a crime to which she pleaded guilty in March 2012. Haltom claimed she was under the influence of drugs which led to the abuse and neglect of her then three-month-old daughter at the hands of the baby’s father, Johnathan Flagg, in October 2011. The baby suffered two skull fractures, a fractured femur and …

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