Putnam County Mother Charged with Child Abuse

Authorities have arrested a Putnam County woman on child abuse charges. 36-year old Christy Wade of Unionville is charged with two felony counts, and is being held on $15,000 bond. Court records say Wade is accused of striking both children, ages nine and eleven, knocking one into a wall. Investigators say they found the home to be quite a mess, with only pathways through the trash to the various rooms in the apartment. Wade’s initial court date is February 8th.