Knox woman being held on $50,000 bond for alleged neglect

Breanna Tolson
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Shawn McGrath
Staff Writer

A Knox woman was being held on $50,000 bond in the Starke County Jail late Wednesday for allegedly leaving her 4-year-old daughter outside.
The Starke County Prosecutor’s Office charged Breanna Tolson, 25, with a single count of neglect of a defendant. The charge is a Level 6 felony, which is punishable by six months to two and a half years if convicted.
According to charging information, Tolson left her daughter outside alone and the toddler walked through some woods to a neighbor’s home.
Tolson “endangered the (daughter’s) life or health” by leaving her outside, according to the charge document.
Read more about this in Thursday's edition of the Pilot News.