Toddlers found alone on Troy porch; it took 4 hours to find their mother, police say

Published: Tuesday, July 16, 2019 @ 9:20 PM

Troy woman charged with child endangering

A Troy mother remains behind bars after her 2½-year-old son and 22-month-old daughter were found Monday morning on the front porch of a neighbor’s home in the Westbrook section of Troy.

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Bonnie G. Smith, 31, was found four hours later two doors down from where her young children were found alone. The two children were never reported missing.

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Following a Tuesday morning court appearance, Smith is being held on $20,000 cash bond in the Miami County Jail on two counts of children endangering.

She has previous convictions of child neglect, court records show.