OK Woman Charged With Enabling Child Abuse

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Jeana Marie Mendenhall, 34

Bartlesville, OK  –  Enabling child abuse charge was filed against 34-year old Jeana Marie Mendenhall, who was arrested earlier this week by leaving her seven-year old and two-year old kids in care of her boyfriend where drugs were present.

Mendenhall’s boyfriend, 30-year old George Anthony Rubatt was charged this week with three counts of child neglect, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, and possession of methamphetamine.

Bartlesville police were called on a domestic disturbance near a convenience store in the 900 block of SW Frank Phillips Blvd.

According to a court affidavit, Mendenhall told the police that she left her two children in care of Rubatt so she could go to Pawhuska.

Reportedly, the authorities went to Mendenhall’s home and found meth.  Court records indicate that Mendenhall have priors in Missouri and Arkansas.

Mendenhall’s next court date is October 30th.  Bond remains at $50,000.