Police arrest two in Grand Island after child welfare check
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. —
Two people are behind bars in Hall County after Grand Island police conducted a welfare check on a 1-year-old boy.
Police say they got a call about a boy with two adult males who were not his parents at 10:25 a.m. on Thursday.
According to GIPD, when police got to the house and started questioning the men they fled with the boy.
Police say they caught Jeffrey Wright, who was with the child, and arrested him on an obstruction of justice charge.
Police then found the boy's mother, Cassandra Schneberger, who told officers she was in another town.
GIPD said an undercover officer found the 32-year old mother and discovered she was actually a couple hundred yards away from the incident.
Police said they found drugs during a search and arrested her on charges including possession of a controlled substance, tampering with evidence, child abuse and possession of drug paraphernalia.