Chillicothe-Police-FeaturedTwo local residents were arrested last week following an investigation by the Chillicothe Police Department and the Livingston County Children’s Division.

According to the press release, authorities were called to the emergency room at Hedrick Medical Center for allegations of child abuse. Once there officers observed two twin male infants. One had a broken arm the other abrasions on his head.

The parents allegedly admitted to causing the injuries during the investigation. The infants were cared for then placed in the protective custody of the state.

Douglas Weese and Cassie Adkins were arrested on the charge of child endangerment in the first degree. They are both being held on a $10,000 bond in the Daviess/DeKalb Regional Jail.